This is an analysis of the poem I Have Found My Guru that begins with:

I have found a guru in Raidas, he has
given me the pill of knowledge. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a X b X a b a c X X c cXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101101011 10101010 1101000101001 1010010 110011101 1011101 10 1110011110 1001111 0101 111010001 11111101 01010
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 28
  • Average number of words per stanza: 6
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; i is repeated.

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