This is an analysis of the poem Meeting Li Guinian In The South that begins with:

At the home of the Prince of Qi
I have often seen you,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXaXXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10100101 111011 1001011 11111 10110 1010100 011101 1010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 205
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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