This is an analysis of the poem Dam-E-Subah Bazm-E-Khush Jahan that begins with:

dam-e-subah bazm-e-khush jahan shab-e-gam se kam na thi meharban
k chirag tha so to dud tha jo patang tha so gubar tha...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XX XX XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101111011111111100 1101101111011101 11101101100101010110 10111011111011111101 111001110111110111 110111011111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 113
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 6
  • Average number of symbols per line: 56 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 13
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; tha, e, se are repeated.

    The author used the same word dil at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The poet repeated the same word tha at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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