This is an analysis of the poem The Bacchante To Her Babe that begins with:

Scherzo
COME, sprite, and dance! The sun is up, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabaccBddb eEFFXghXhg bbiIjj kkEegghhgggcckkEe bbeebddlmmljXnnkkXeEFFiIbBmm
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,6,17,28,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10 11110101 01110101 11010101 11111 1111 111 110101010 11111010 101 11010101 11011101 11010101 01110011 11101101 1101 1111010100 1010 101010100 0111 11111111 01000101 01010 1010 01110101 010110101 11011101 11111101 111101 11011101 11011101 0111 01110 01110 11100101 01010111 11110111 0011 0101 11111101 01001101 111101 1101 11011101 01010101 11110 1110 1011111 111101010 1010 1010101 01010001 11010101 01110101 0111 10110 01111111 1111 11110111 11110001 11010101 11011101 11010101 01110011 11010 1010 1110101 111 110111001 11110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 345
  • Average number of words per stanza: 67
  • Amount of lines: 70
  • 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:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, like, long, to are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words a, the, with are repeated.

    The author used the same word so 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 him, with, it are repeated).

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