This is an analysis of the poem Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 09 that begins with:

It is narrated in the compositions of philosophers that scorpions are not born in the same manner like other living beings but that they devour the...

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  • Rhyme scheme: X abab X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0011000101000100110011100110110101011101001001101101010100101001001110100101001010000111001001010011111101111000100101110101010111001100110110110100101010001101111 010101001 11010010001 010011000100 010100100100 010010011101110100111011010101111110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 318
  • Average number of words per stanza: 56
  • Amount of lines: 6
  • Average number of symbols per line: 160 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 28
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, of, they, to, his, this, that, not, and, their are repeated.

    The author used the same word a at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 09;
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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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