This is an analysis of the poem The Invective Of Achilles that begins with:
[Iliad, B. I. V. 149]
'Heigh me! brazen of front, thou glutton for plunder, how can one,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X aXXbaacXbcdXaXXXecXdXeX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,23,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1001111 111001110110111 10101111101110 1001011110110010 111011101001110 1001011011010011 1011001110110110 100111010010110 1011011010110010 1011001010010110 1101010110010110 100101110011111 10101101110110 1001111010110110 101110111001010 100111111101110 111001001011010 111001010010010 111100010010011 10011011111111 1001110011110011 111101110110101 1010110111111010 1101111101101110
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 746
- Average number of words per stanza: 139
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 61 (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, thee, my, i are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word never is repeated.
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