This is an analysis of the poem Bahram The Hunter that begins with:

When Bahram rode to the chase,
Then saw ye his soul's delight... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaabcca dcddcbbd cecceccc fcffcbbf gXggcXgg cfccfccc cXccheec dbddbeed cfccfiic ibiibbXX cjccjdXcXjijjihhj
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,17,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101001 1110101 110101 110111 1110101 101111001 0101101 1110101 110111 101100101 110010001 001101101 00100111 100111 01001011 0100111 101111 10111101 10110111 1101101 11001111 01101101 1101001 10100111 1111001 1101111 0100101 00101001 10111001 00100111 11100101 00100101 10111011 01101110 001001001 11011001 11100101 1010110 11011001 101101001 0100101 1110101 11101011 00110101 001101001 10111001 01011001 1100111 100111 11001110 0101111 11011011 101011110 10111001 11101111 0111001 10101011 1110111 11011001 101100111 111101011 10100111 101111 10111001 1111001 1101001 1001001 1011111 10101001 0100111 00110111 10101001 01001001 10111001 111001 0101101 0100101 1110101 11101011 01001010 01001011 01100101 01001011 11010111 0100101 11001001 1100110 1100111 111011 100101 10100111 101101001 10100111 01011010 111010010 10111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 262
  • Average number of words per stanza: 50
  • Amount of lines: 96
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; his, and, of, to are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, now, the, he are repeated.

    The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Bahram The Hunter;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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