This is an analysis of the poem Paris and Helen that begins with:
He called her: golden dawn
She called him: the wind whistles...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xa XX XbcX XXba aX acX XbX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,4,4,2,3,3,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110101 1110110 1101001 1111010 1101001 10101010 101011 1101101 111111 110100 1011010 10010111 110010 111110 11011 110111 111100 11001101 1100 11110011
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 97
- Average number of words per stanza: 15
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; called is repeated.
The author used the same word he at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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