This is an analysis of the poem Admetus: To My Friend, Ralph Waldo Emerson that begins with:

He who could beard the lion in his lair,
To bind him for a girl, and tame the boar,... full text

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,10,35,38,14,130,21,54,148,74,26,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
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  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2044
  • Average number of words per stanza: 367
  • Amount of lines: 582
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, with, and, her, his, some, ', to, your, more, like, you, we, son, i, thy, in, these, my, their, who, not, now, on, no, mercy are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words her, in, and, his, nor, but, the, what, i, with are repeated.

    The author used the same word one 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 ' is repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The words/phrases we, pray connect the lines.

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  • summary of Admetus: To My Friend, Ralph Waldo Emerson;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
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