This is an analysis of the poem Bkiii:Xxv Bacchanalian Song that begins with:

Where are you taking me, Bacchus,
now I’m full of you? To what caves or groves, driven,...

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbc XXca cXXX dXdX XXXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110110 111010111110 10111010 011001011001 01001010 100101001001 11010010 111110111010 1010010 101011011011 1001110 101100110111 01010110 11100111001 0110010 001010110111 11101001 10101011110 010010001 011011011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 159
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; at is repeated.

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