This is an analysis of the poem Advice that begins with:

AD ARIUSTUM FUSCUM
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X a X X bCBC cbcb bcbC cbcB bcXC cbcba X adad efef ghgh Xaca iXiX jaja
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,4,4,4,4,4,5,1,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 110010 1 101111 100101010 10010111 01011101 00011101 11110101 11110101 11010111 11000101 10010111 11011101 00010001 01010111 01011101 11111111 1001001 11111101 00011101 11110001 11010111 111011010 11110101 01001101 01010111 11011101 11001101 1001 1 10111001 110111010 11011100 010 010111001 110111011 11010101 111 11010111 101101110 10110101 010 11101011 11110011 01101101 111 11110101 010111100 11110101 010 1011011 1000111011 11111101 111
  • Amount of stanzas: 17
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 97
  • Average number of words per stanza: 18
  • Amount of lines: 54
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; his, or are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words his, and, in are repeated.

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