This is an analysis of the poem De Asino Qui Dentibus Aeneidem Consumpsit. that begins with:

Carminis iliaci libros consumpsit asellus;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XX X aa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,1,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01001100100100 10010010100100 1101011101100 0110010 0101010001 0111010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 61
  • Average number of words per stanza: 10
  • Amount of lines: 6
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of De Asino Qui Dentibus Aeneidem Consumpsit.;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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