This is an analysis of the poem Bon Voyage - And Vice Versa that begins with:

Propertius: Elegy VIII, Part 1
"Tune igitur demens nec te mea cura moratur?---"...

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  • Rhyme scheme: X X ababcc dXdXee fgfghh ijijff kXkXkX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 100100111 1010010111101001 110011111 111111010 110101001 010101010 10111010 01010101 11110101 110101110 110011001 010100110 11110101 01010101 11110101 010111110 11010101 110101010 01111101 11110101 11011111 111111010 110111001 010110010 10111101 11010101 11011101 011101110 1011111001 1100011100 111010101 1001011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 169
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 33
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my is repeated.

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