This is an analysis of the poem The Meeting Of The Brothers that begins with:

Sorrowing for his sire departed Bharat to Ayodhya came,
But the exile of his brother stung his noble heart to flame,...

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  • Rhyme scheme: aa bb cc dd ee dd cc aa ee dd dd cc cc dd ee cc bb Xf aa ee ff bb dX cc aa dX dd cc ddXdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 10010100101001101 101100101010101 10101010010001101 111110101010101 1011110010000101 101010101010101 100010101010101 101110101110101 10101101010111 101110101010101 1011101010110101 101000101010101 1010110101010101 1000100101010101 1011101010100101 101110101011111 101010101010101 101110101110111 111011101010111 1111100101011001 101010101110101 101110101010101 101010101010111 1011001001110111 101110111010111 101010101010101 101010101110101 1110111001110101 1001010101011101 1111100101011101 1001101010101001 101011101010101 111010101010011 101000100010101 1010101010101010 1000101011011010 101111101010101 001110101110001 10101011010101 101110101011101 101010101010101 1010111010101001 101110101011001 1010101010000101 001110101100101 101011111110100 00011101110101 101010101010101 001110101010101 101010111010101 001111101011101 1011001001010101 101010101011101 101010101010101 100010100111101 101011001110101 100010101010001 1110111001010101 101011001010101 101110101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 30
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 60
  • Average number of symbols per line: 62 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word 'arya is repeated.

    The author used the same words mark, is at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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