This is an analysis of the poem The Odyssey that begins with:
AS one that for a weary space has lain
Lull'd by the song of Circe and her wine ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXaaaaabXccbX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1111010111 1010101101 1101010100 11110101 1100110101 1101101101 1111010101 1101101101 1100010101 1111011101 11010101010 11010001010 1111010101 1111000100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 740
- Average number of words per stanza: 115
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 52 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of The Odyssey;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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