This is an analysis of the poem Rhoecus that begins with:

God sends his teachers unto every age,
To every clime, and every race of men,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abccdefdgXdg gehbgicbdjkgheXiigkdldi elmkbeigbiinojkjiklnXiomihpX geXpgXbbgXmjiiff cibelgggggiia hXXglebde XjomiedXebcmiXbgmcgenl mkemjkgpggXiipdlX egXepiXXeikbbdkmiigc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,23,28,16,13,9,22,17,20,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11010101001 010011100101 0101010011 1101110101 0001010111 1111010111 0101110001 0101010100 1011010101 11010101110 0101010100 10010010101 1011000101 1111010011 0101010001 1100110101 1011010101 1101010101 11000100101 1101010101 1111011101 0101010111 0100010001 0101010001 1101010001 0101010101 1001010111 0101011100 0100010101 1110111101 1101000101 1101010011 1101011101 1001010011 1111011101 01110100001 11111100001 1101001101 1101100101 10010111001 1111110101 1101011001 1101011100 1111010101 0101010101 1101100101 1101000101 1101110011 01011001001 0101011111 0001010111 1101010101 1101010111 1101011100 0101110001 101101001 1101100111 0111111101 1001110111 0111111100 1111011101 1111111111 10010101010 1100010101 1101001101 1010111101 0101000111 1111110101 1101011101 1001011101 1001010001 11010101001 110010111110 1101110111 10110101001 1101100101 1011010001 11010111001 0100110101 1011010011 1011110101 0111010101 0101110001 1011011100 0001000101 1101111111 1101100101 11001011111 0111110101 1111011111 1111010101 0101111111 1101010101 1110001111 1100110100 1101110101 1001010001 1001110101 1101000101 1111010101 1101011101 0101001010 1101111101 1101010101 11011100101 1101010111 1001110111 1011111101 11011111010 1111010101 1101111101 1001110101 1101010101 1101010101 1011010100 0101100101 1100011001 1001011101 0101111101 1101010101 11001110111 1011110111 1010100101 1111011101 11001001111 0111010111 1011011111 11010010101 1101110101 1101111111 1111111001 111101101 1101010101 1111110100 111101011 1101010101 1101110101 1111010101 0111111101 11111101110 1101011101 1111000111 01111101010 1001011111 1110001101 1111011101 10011101010 01011101000 1101011101 01010000111 1011010101 1001110111 01110111001 0101000101 1101010101 1011010101 0101100001 1011010101 1011011101 1011110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 769
  • Average number of words per stanza: 142
  • Amount of lines: 160
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; every, of, in, its, he, and are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ' is repeated).

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  • summary of Rhoecus;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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