This is an analysis of the poem Present Imperative that begins with:
Horace: Book I, Ode 11
"Tu ne quaesieris--scire nefas...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X XX X abab cdcd eXef fgfg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,1,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101111 1011100110 1101111 1100 11011000100010 01010101010011 1101110101010010 110101 110101000101011 11010100110101 100101000011011 101101 011001010111010 1101011101 110001011101110 100101 111101001101110 01010101110101 010111110100001 100101
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 124
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
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; to, i are repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Present Imperative;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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