This is an analysis of the poem Caesar's Song that begins with:

Bow, wow, wow,
Whose dog art thou?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AaXA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111 1111 101101 111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 80
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 4
  • Average number of symbols per line: 19 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; wow is repeated.

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