This is an analysis of the poem The Horses Of Achilles that begins with:
[Iliad, B. XVII. V. 426]
So now the horses of Aiakides, off wide of the war-ground,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X abcXdeXXecbXXadXXXXXbX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,22,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1001111 110100100110011 111101011001011 1110010011011010 11110100011010 1101110010011111 1100010010110010 1011110010010010 101101001001010 1101001010011011 1001111010010110 1011111010010011 1010111001010010 101101010010111 101100111011010 1111001110010011 1101001010110011 1000111111110010 11101101010010 10111101110110 1011011110110111 1111010110110011 11011110100111100
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 741
- Average number of words per stanza: 134
- Amount of lines: 23
- Average number of symbols per line: 63 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 12
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, their, ye are repeated.
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