This is an analysis of the poem Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 11 that begins with:

A brave warrior who had received a dreadful wound in the Tatar war was informed that a certain merchant possessed a medicine which he would probably...

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  • Rhyme scheme: a Xb b bX a bX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,1,2,1,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01100110101010010110110101001010011110010101011100010101101101110100 00101110100101 11111110101010 0100010111010010101010101011010001011101110101010010001001010 11011001010011 01011011011 101001101100100100001100101011111000100100001010101001 01100001001101 01010101000101110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 176
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 121 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 21
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it, if, he, for, of, to are repeated.

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  • summary of Ch 03 On The Excellence Of Contentment Story 11;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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