This is an analysis of the poem Male Phoenix Pleads With Female Phoenix that begins with:
This male phoenix has returned to his old home,
from roaming the four seas searching for his mate. ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXbXccX aXcXXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 01101010011 01001110101 111111111010 11001010111001 11010010001010 01111101011 111011111001 111100110101 1010101010111 0010101010011 011001001110100 11101101101 11010011001111 0110111101001000
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 367
- Average number of words per stanza: 68
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 52 (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; this, to, me are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word how is repeated.
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