This is an analysis of the poem The Caverns Of The Grave I'Ve Seen that begins with:

The Caverns of the Grave I've seen,
And these I show'd to England's Queen.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddaaeeccaaeeXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01000111 11110101 11010111 11110100 1101111101 110100101 10010101 01011111 01011111 10101111 10101101 10110101 1011101 1001101 1010101 1111101 10111010 10101010 0110111 1110100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 667
  • Average number of words per stanza: 122
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; i, to, time are repeated.

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

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