This is an analysis of the poem Satan that begins with:
Below the bottom of the great Abyss,
There where one centre reconciles all things,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbbabbb cdXdcdee dfdgdfhh iiiiiifg jfjjgkk lmlmlmbb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,7,8,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 0101000101 1111010111 010111110 1011010111 0110010111 0101011101 1001100101 1111110001 1010110111 0011010101 1101111011 01010001101 11011010101 01110010101 0110010101 10000010101 1101011111 0101110100 1101010101 11010100100 1111111111 01001010101 0101111001 0011011101 11110001010 11011101010 11100111010 11010001010 11010110110 100101010010 1011010100 1101111100 1011010111 0101001101 10100011111 11000011101111 11010101100 1011001111 1001011001 1110111101 1101011101 0101100111 11110101101 11011000111 0011011101 1101111111 1101000100
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 347
- Average number of words per stanza: 62
- Amount of lines: 47
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; should, that are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word that is repeated.
The author used the same word that at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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