This is an analysis of the poem Etsi Omnes, Ego Non that begins with:

HERE where under earth his head
Finds a last and lonely bed, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabB ccdd XXee bbbB aaeX ffggXaabB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101 1011101 1110101 1010101 1111101 1011101 1010101 00100101 1011011 1110101 1111101 1111101 1111111 1010101 1011101 1010101 1000111 1110001 1010101 1010100 1011101 1000101 1011101 1011110 1111111 0010101 10010101 1010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 118
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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; larger is repeated.

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

    The author used the same word here at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Etsi Omnes, Ego Non;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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