This is an analysis of the poem Song V that begins with:

To Thee, eternal Defender of all creation,
I call, frail, commiserate, nowhere secure. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXa Xbac dXXc Xedf defX cbff afcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101001001010 11101011101 1101110110100 1001101101 011111011 11001101101 1101110011 100100111010 1110111101 111111100010 110110100111 0110101110 111110111 11110010111 1111111011 01010111111 11011001101 10001111 1010010111 0110111011 1101011110 1111110101 10110101001 1111111110 111001101 010001111101 111110101010 10110101010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 180
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • summary of Song V;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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