This is an analysis of the poem A Fact, And An Imagination, Or, Canute And Alfred, On The Seashore that begins with:
THE Danish Conqueror, on his royal chair,
Mustering a face of haughty sovereignty,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcaaccadecdeXdddbdddbdffdggdghhgghhgiiiiiX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 43,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 01010010101 10001010100 0101010111 0101000111 0011110111 1101011101 0111010001 1111010101 11010000101 10010100101 0101010101 1100011101 0101010101 1101011111010 011001001 10011001 1111010111 11010100 1101110001 0111010101 0101010001 10010100 010011 11110101 11010101 010101110 01010001 111100101 01101101010 11010010101 1111000101 0111010100 0101011101 1001011111 1101010111 10110101111 0101010110 1001111101 1101010010 01001111101 0101111101 1000010101 011101110100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1796
- Average number of words per stanza: 312
- Amount of lines: 43
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (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; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, such, of are repeated.
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