This is an analysis of the poem Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 37 that begins with:

A dervish arrived in a place, the owner of which was of a noble disposition, and had surrounded himself with a company of distinguished and eloquent...

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  • Rhyme scheme: a aX a XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,1,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010010010100110010101011010010010000101100110110101001100010001001010111010101101110101001001111001001101100100111101010110011111101110101011001010010010101010 11101100001001 10100101001011 0100101001001000100101001111010110001111101101111011111001010011010 11101011110 001011010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 272
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 6
  • Average number of symbols per line: 187 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 31
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, and, company, with, dervish, to, had are repeated.

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  • summary of Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 37;
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