This is an analysis of the poem Andromeda that begins with:

Over the sea, past Crete, on the Syrian shore to the southward,
Dwells in the well-tilled lowland a dark-haired AEthiop people,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdXbecfXgXgghacbiahabfjdXcakdbgdgegfXldcabmghagahXXdXbbacddXXacchXXnbcamgndbmcacdhkfXoXmgfpppdhfXnmocehaXaadmpXbddcfmgagcgqdbXadgghfplcfbhdfpXGoaXrXflmfXXdffXfpXfcglffbadfbfnrfjcX pchfffgapkhpnfXfaafXpaadncoocoepmdefpfsXecfcfpcpfXsacgXhXpXfbpcfmfhaccfgX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 181,332,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
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  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 11162
  • Average number of words per stanza: 2086
  • Amount of lines: 515
  • Average number of symbols per line: 64 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 12
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of, to, her, she, i, my, their, so, for, in, loving, blessing, as, thy, thee, me, knees, false, dreamed, them, not, ye, thou, see, lovest, they, his, at, it, ', with, who, by, him are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words skilful, fearing, take, bitter, slowly, loving, gilding, lovest, worthless, lazily, thus, went, solemn, chanting are repeated.

    The author used the same word over at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines me, ', him, athene are repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The words/phrases hateful, coward, worthless connect the lines.

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