This is an analysis of the poem O, Dwellings Tell Me; Where Your Inhabitants Are Going? that begins with:

And to where their cameleers proceed along or halting?
Yesterday thy place showed sociable deer played joyfully...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaabbccXdeeddffXcgghhccdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 25,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10111000101110 10111110011100 1010110100100 11010110101 100101010101110 1101100101010 111011110010011 0100111001001000 011010100100100 1101101000101010001 0100111011101001 11000101101000101 101010111010101 010010101010 11101010 1111011001010110 111101001000010 010111101110111001 10101110011011101 101111011010 11100101010100 111011111111101 100110111011001 11111010100101 0010010011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1433
  • Average number of words per stanza: 255
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 56 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; had, you, i are repeated.

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  • summary of O, Dwellings Tell Me; Where Your Inhabitants Are Going?;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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