This is an analysis of the poem The Prayer that begins with:
My brother kneels, so saith Kabir,
To stone and brass in heathen wise,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXabb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11011110 01110101 10110111 11110100 01010101 01010111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 203
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 6
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- 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; my is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word his is repeated.
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- summary of The Prayer;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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