This is an analysis of the poem Aladdin And The Jinn that begins with:

"Bring me soft song," said Aladdin.
"This tailor-shop sings not at all.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • –°losest rhyme:
  • –°losest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 515
  • Average number of words per stanza: 88
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; from, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words forgetting, serve are repeated.

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

    The poet repeated the same word jinn at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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