This is an analysis of the poem Glycera Rediviva that begins with:

Horace: Book I, Ode 19
"Mater sæva Cupidinum"...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X X aaXX bbcc XXdd eeXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101111 100110000 10010100 01010001 11010111 1101111010 01110111 110100101 11010101 11110101 10110101 10111101 01010111 010011111 11110101 01010111 101111100 111111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 103
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; me, and are repeated.

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