This is an analysis of the poem Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. Interlude Iii. that begins with:

Thus ran the Student's pleasant rhyme
Of Eginhard and love and youth;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbXXXcccdcdcceeceecceececdddccfggcchcchhchhXidjdjXcckXccckcekccecekaaaakakiiakkeffekk
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 86,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101 01001111 11000101 111101000 10010100 11010100 010101001 10010101 11011101 10010101 10010001 11010001 110101001 11010111 01010001 11010101 01010101 11010101 11010101 11111011 10010101 011101001 11010111 010010101 10011011 10011111 10111101 11011101 01010101 11110111 01110101 0101010010 11010001 10111101 01011111 10110111 111100101 11010111 111100111 11110101 10010111 11010111 11011111 11011111 01110101 11001101 00110101 10110110 11110111 01111100 111111110 10100101 001011101 11000001 0101001000 10110111 11111101 01011101 01011101 01010111 11011101 11010101 11010101 11010111 01010101 10111101 10110101 110100111 010001001 110010101 11110011 010010101 01110111 11010001 010100111 11010111 010010001 11000101 01110001 01000101 11010101 010001010 0010100010 010100101 10000111 01010001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2918
  • Average number of words per stanza: 536
  • Amount of lines: 86
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; in, and, they, he, so, as, of are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, the are repeated.

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