This is an analysis of the poem A Persian Apologue that begins with:
Melek the sultan, tired and wan,
Nodded at noon on the divan.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aa bX cc dd aX aa XX bX XX eeXcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,5,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100101011 10111001 01010101 10011010 11011101 11010111 10100101 11001001 11010101 10101101 10100111 01111101 11010101 11110001 10100111 11010010 11010111 11111001 11011111 10110111 10010111 11010111
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 72
- Average number of words per stanza: 14
- Amount of lines: 22
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
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