This is an analysis of the poem At The Cenotaph that begins with:
I saw the Prince of Darkness, with his Staff,
Standing bare-headed by the Cenotaph:...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbbXcXcdXdXXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101010001 1011010100 1000010101 11110101001 100111100100 11010001001 11011101000 100111001001 1101010101 0101010101 1111010101 11110101010 0101000100 1111011111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 597
- Average number of words per stanza: 102
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (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.
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- summary of At The Cenotaph;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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