This is an analysis of the poem Alexander And Zenobia that begins with:

Fair was the evening and brightly the sun
Was shining on desert and grove,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbdede afdf gcdc hiji kdlX imdX Xldl encm ckXk aXhf fnkX dfkf niai hnan kniX dnan aenX fada niki fkhk fomX aXaX epcp dnam incn dhih cbkb pnan odkX chhh Xihi pnbn lnhn jaha aiai nnanln hkck kaca cncn cccc odid lcfc khnh dpcp dnnn Xdcd lncn faaa lfnf aq
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,6,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 1101011001 11011011 10010110010 11001001 010100101 1101010 11010101 1001010 11010111 110011 110111001 010101 0111101 101101 11010111 001101 01010101 101111 01011100 011101 111101001 110111 110010001 0101010 01100101 110100 11110001 010100 1001101 0100110 11011101 010101 110111010 110101 11010001 0100100 11010111 01001001 11110100 110101 11110101 010101 11000101 110101 11110011 110101 11111101 11000110 101110011 111111 11010111 011111 11010111 010111 11011101 010101 11011111 110101 10010001 111001 11010011 1011001 110011101 011101 11111111 110101 11010101 011101 11110101 1111010 11110101 1101110 11010111 111101 11111101 110101 10110101 110101 11111101 011111 11110111 010101 11011101 110011 11111101 101101 01011100 010101 11110101 110100 11110101 011101 10011010 0101001 01100101 110101 111111110 00101 01010001 010100 11110101 111111 11110101 011101 11011101 011101 11011101 110111 11101111 010111 11011101 001101 110100101 111111 11011101 100101 1000101 100101 10111111 111111 10010101 110111 10110101 110111 01010101 001101 11010101 101111 01011101 010111 11011111 10101 11110101 1110001 11010101 110101 11010010 011101 11000101 110111 11010101 110101 11010101 010111 11010101 110001 110011100 010101 11011111 101011 10011101 110101 100101001 100101 11111101 100111 110010101 1011101 11010101 111111 11011101 001101 11110111 110101 11011101 1100101 11011101 00101001 01010101 0110101 110000101 011111 10110101 100101 00010111 110101 01010101 110101 11111111 0101001 11010101 110101 11111101 011101 11010101 110101 111101001 011101 010100101 110101 01111101 010101 11111111 010101 11110101 110101 111100111 0010101 11110101 01101 01011101 111101 10111111 010101 10111010 111101 11010101 1110111 010111001 010100 10111111 111101 110100111 011101 10111111 110101 01011111 010100 11000101 0101001 11110111 110101 110101001 110001 11011101 110101 100111001 110011 11110100 111101 11111101 111100 111101101 010110 101111001 111101 11110101 110111 11010001 011101 11111100 100111 11110101 111101 111111110 11110 11011101 111101 01011101 110101 11011101 010101 01111101 011101 111011000 010111 01110001 010101 11110111 1111001 11110111 010100 11110101 110001 11011101 010100 11010111 1011110 11111101 111111 11010101 111111 01011101 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 68
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 136
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 275
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; and, so, i, to, she, her, it, he are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, so, and, her, his are repeated.

    The author used the same words the, 'so, 'and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Alexander And Zenobia;
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