This is an analysis of the poem O Saints, We Are The Traders Of Rama's Name! that begins with:

O saints, we are the traders of Rama's name!
Merchants from distant villages come to us... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbA XbA XXA XXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11110100101 10010100101 11110100101 11100010111011 11101110 11110100101 1001111111110010110 00111001100110 11110100101 010010100100010 11101010000111001 11110100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 155
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; name, of, in are repeated.

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

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