This is an analysis of the poem The Drops Of Nectar that begins with:

WHEN Minerva, to give pleasure
To Prometheus, her well-loved one,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababXXXcacXaXXXXaX cXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10100110 01000111 10101010 001001010 10101010 10100110 01011010 10101110 10100110 10101010 11101100 10101010 10101110 10100010 10101110 11111011 10001010 10111010 00101110 11101011 10101011 1110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 360
  • Average number of words per stanza: 63
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of The Drops Of Nectar;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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