This is an analysis of the poem Clash In Arms Of The Achaians And Trojans that begins with:

[Iliad, B. XIV. V. 394]
Not the sea-wave so bellows abroad when it bursts upon shingle,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXXXXaXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001111 1011110011010110 1001111010010010 11010010011011010 1011011010010011 1111010010010011 101011010010011 1110100101110 1100111010110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 270
  • Average number of words per stanza: 49
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 59 (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 Clash In Arms Of The Achaians And Trojans;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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