This is an analysis of the poem Intangible Tigers that begins with:

There's a moral in this: tho' I own that the preaching
Of moral and maxim in season and out... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcd dcdcXeXeXbbbbabad
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,17,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010001111010 01011001011 111110010110 01101011001 101010011010 11101011011 010110011010 11011011001 110110110111 11001101001 111110111011 11001111001 110010110011 11001111101 011110110110 01001111011 110010110110 01011011011 110011011010 11111001001 110110010110 11011011011 111111111010 11011011011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 380
  • Average number of words per stanza: 69
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it, false are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase it connects the lines.

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  • summary of Intangible Tigers;
  • central theme;
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  • history of its creation;
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