This is an analysis of the poem To Bacchus: A Canticle that begins with:
Whither dost thou hurry me,
Bacchus, being full of thee?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXbbbcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011101 1010101 0111110 1110110 1111011 1010100 1111101 1010111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 245
- Average number of words per stanza: 46
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; way is repeated.
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