This is an analysis of the poem Torn In Shreds that begins with:

Mine is Gopal, the Mountain-Holder; there is no one else.
On his head he wears the peacock-crown: He alone is my husband. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXXXcXbaXXcX XXXXXXXXXXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,13,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110101010111 1011101111010110 1010101001110111 10101110100101111 1110101111101010 111100101110010 1111100011101101001110 011110010011110 1010111110110101 0100011011 1111010110110101 1110101010100111 10001000010101011110100101 10100010010011 11101010010101 10101010100101 1011011011001 10010101010101 10011101010101 10110010101 100010101010101 10010101100101 10110001101110 1001010101011 111010100101 10101000101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 754
  • Average number of words per stanza: 135
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 55 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i've, and, of, my, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i've is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines koii is repeated).

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