This is an analysis of the poem My Queen Of Dreams that begins with:

In the warm flushed heart of the rose-red west,
   When the great sun quivered and died to-day, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababccdaaD efefggdaaD
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 0011100111 10111001101 1101111111 11010111001 11111 101001 1011100101 11101 11111 0010111101 1101101101 10111000111 010111101 1110100111 11111 11111 1011110111 11101 11111 0010111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 490
  • Average number of words per stanza: 72
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you is repeated.

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

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  • summary of My Queen Of Dreams;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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