This is an analysis of the poem The Good Samaritan that begins with:
How kind the good Samaritan
To him who fell among the thieves!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab caca dcdc abab efef egeg efefXbbbb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 11000100 01110101 11010101 11010101 11010101 11010101 11111101 11111101 11100101 11010101 11010101 0111101 11111011 11010001 11111101 01110001 10111001 11010101 100100101 11011101 10011111 01011101 11110111 11011101 11010101 11110111 11100101 11100101 11010101 11011101 11110111 00010001
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 136
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 32
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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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