This is an analysis of the poem The Rajah’s Sapphires that begins with:

IN my garden, O Beloved!
Many pleasant trees are growing,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcX deaX fXba bXXg Xggb Xdbh Xgba hXeh iXgj gXcg XeXX dhXg Xgeg kjbj kfag hdfg eXhk kXhd bhkj ifkX kbfk XXfa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01101010 10101110 11101110 10111100 11111010 11111010 00111010 101011000 100010101 110011000 10101110 01111010 10101110 11111010 10111010 100011110 11101010 1101110 10101110 11101010 10111110 10111010 10101110 10101010 101001000 10101110 10101110 11101010 10111110 001001000 10111010 10101110 00101101 101010010 11100010 10111011 11101110 11111110 11101010 11111110 10010100 11101110 11101110 10101010 10111110 11101010 01111100 10101110 10101010 10101110 101010100 10101010 10111010 10101011 11101110 10111011 11001010 11101111 10111110 10101010 1010110 11111010 10111011 11101110 1001010110 11101010 10101010 10011010 11111010 10101010 11111010 11101010 11101010 011001110 10111010 10100010 11100101 10111011 11101110 111010100 11110110 101010010 11111111 10101010 110111100 10100011 10011111 10111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 22
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 88
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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

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  • summary of The Rajah’s Sapphires;
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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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