This is an analysis of the poem Metamorphoses: Book The Third that begins with:

WHEN now Agenor had his daughter lost,
He sent his son to search on ev'ry coast;...

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 900,1,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
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  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 28161
  • Average number of words per stanza: 3485
  • Amount of lines: 906
  • Average number of symbols per line: 61 (very long strings)
  • 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; his, and, thy, with, he, to, in, vain, their, now, her, on, she, you, of, my, i, when, can, nor, wretch are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words his, and, then, in, some, with, now, the, he, if, many, let, ah, are repeated.

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

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The words/phrases of, i, his, connect the lines.

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