This is an analysis of the poem Fly Low, Vermilion Dragon that begins with:

Fly low, vermilion dragon,
With the moon horns....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABbcc AbdbXbddXAB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,11,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1101010 0011 110010010 111100110 1101001011110 1101010 01101 101010100011 1111011101 10100001001 10101 100110001 0001 1101010 0011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 159
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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.

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  • summary of Fly Low, Vermilion Dragon;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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