This is an analysis of the poem Caesar Redivivus that begins with:

In the olive groves of Italy
Men minds are all aflame;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababccac adcdXeXe accXXcac afgfgbab
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 001010100 111101 101111100 111101 11101010 1010111 11100100 110101 101110100 111101 00101010 1010101 10100010 1110101 101010100 0010001 101010100 111101 11101010 1010100 10101010 01111001 1010010100 010101 001010100 010101 10111010 0110101 01010100 1111101 11010100 010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 321
  • Average number of words per stanza: 61
  • Amount of lines: 33
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; of, to are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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  • summary of Caesar Redivivus;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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