This is an analysis of the poem Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 02 that begins with:

One of the kings of Khorasan had a vision in a dream of Sultan
Mahmud, one hundred years after his death. His whole person appeared...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXXXXc bbXcXXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 100101001010001010 0111001001011001 010011101010110 01001101100110100010 01101010010101101000 1110110011010010 10 101011010101 0101011101101 1111110010001 1101101110101 010010100010001 11110111101 10111010110010 011110101010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 426
  • Average number of words per stanza: 79
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 56 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • summary of Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 02;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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