This is an analysis of the poem Hindunrusimha that begins with:

Hail! O, You of Glowing Splendour, Might of the Hindus!
Hail! O, You of Divine Brilliance, by Hindu penance blessed! ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: abXBcccaBddXebXeaBXaabffefB X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 27,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101010011 11100110111101 1111010011100 11111000011100010 01110101 1111011 01001010101011 101101010 11111000011100010 100110001001 1000010101 101100100100 110110101 1001110111 10010010100 110001010001 11001001101001 11111000011100010 1100011011110 1101110011001010 110010110 11110010110 1110001001 111011010001 1111011 111011011001 11111000011100010 0101100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 646
  • Average number of words per stanza: 103
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; hail, of, o, you, hindu, that are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words hail, every, your, may are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines you, today are repeated).

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Hindunrusimha;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar