This is an analysis of the poem The Sycophantic Fox And The Gullible Raven that begins with:
A raven sat upon a tree,
And not a word he spoke, for... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaXbb cdcdXX efegXb fhfhdX bfbfgg igigjj fkfkgX flflee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 01010101 1101111 01010101 11001100 11010111 11010101 01011001 0101110 11010101 1101010 1001111100 01110100 11111111 010101 01010101 011101 1100110 11011001 11111101 1111010 11110101 1100010 11001101 01010000 01011101 0110010 11110101 1111110 01000101 11010101 11000101 1101010 01010101 1111010 01101101 11010101 11011101 1001010 11110101 0111010 01110101 11011101 01000101 0001010 11010111 1101010 11010101 01010101
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 189
- Average number of words per stanza: 36
- Amount of lines: 48
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, he are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word a is repeated.
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