This is an analysis of the poem Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 40 that begins with:

A man was sleeping dead-drunk on the highway and the bridle of spontaneity had slipped from his hands. A hermit passed near him and considered the...

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: cinquain
  • Metre: 011101110111010010100110010101111010001001011001101101011111001001101011100010001011 111100101100 101101000 0110100110 111101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 252
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 5
  • Average number of symbols per line: 102 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 17
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, passed are repeated.

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