This is an analysis of the poem The Reply Of Q. Horatius Flaccus To A Roman that begins with:
Good friends, you urge my Odes grow trite,
And that of worthless station,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abaX acac dede cece dXdX eXea fXfX gaXX eheX agaX bXbX hXhX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01111111 1101010 01011111 0101000 11010111 1101010 11110101 1101010 111100110 1101010 111000001 1101010 11010101 1101110 11100101 1111010 11110101 1101110 11110111 1110010 110101011 1111100 110101001 1101010 11011111 1111110 10111001 1111000 11110101 1111111 10011100 1101100 11011011 0101010 11010101 1101110 01011111 0111011 01010101 1001010 11110011 1111010 110001111 1111100 11110111 0101110 10011101 1100010
- Amount of stanzas: 12
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 128
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 48
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; hath, to, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word hath is repeated.
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