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

Scarce has the fever so chilly of Gallomania departed,
When a more burning attack in Grecomania breaks out....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101011001000010 10110010100011 101001110010110 1001001110101 11110011110111111 01010011001011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 381
  • Average number of words per stanza: 63
  • Amount of lines: 6
  • Average number of symbols per line: 63 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Greekism;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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