This is an analysis of the poem Oberon To The Queen Of The Fairies that begins with:

My OBERON, with ev'ry sprite
"That gilds the vapours of the night,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccaadX X eeffgbgb eaaeffaeae hhddiijj kjjkXfbbffaaff ffjjllggmmffddXjdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,1,8,10,8,14,18,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101 101010001 101110101 101110111 101110101 101010101 100110101 101001101 101000101 1001101011 1000101100 11110111 1010010111 1010010101 100110101 10010110 11010101 11010101 11010101 110010101 01010101 11011101 101111001 01010111 01010011 11010011 01010111 010010111 110101001 11011101 11010101 01010101 01010101 11000101 10110101 11010101 01010101 01110101 110110101 01110101 11110111 0101110010 111100101 11000101 11010101 11010010101 010010101 01010111 10010101 10010001 01010001 01010101 01010101 01010111 01011001 11010101 01010101 11010101 11000101 11010101 01010101 11011101 01110101 01010101 010100101 100100110 11110111 11010101 0101000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 362
  • Average number of words per stanza: 60
  • Amount of lines: 70
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; his, her are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, o'er, i, the, his are repeated.

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  • summary of Oberon To The Queen Of The Fairies;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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