This is an analysis of the poem Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 10 that begins with:

The wife of a dervish had become enceinte and when the time of her confinement was at hand, the dervish who had no child during all his life said:...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a XXXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: cinquain
  • Metre: 010010101101101000101110101111101011010111100101001110110110111011000101100111110010101010110111010001001111010100110100100100111001000010110101010111111010101001101011111011001110011010100111100101010110001101110101011011101110111100100100 01010110101 111010101 001000010001 10110010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 566
  • Average number of words per stanza: 105
  • Amount of lines: 5
  • Average number of symbols per line: 228 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 42
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, and, i, had, his, he, son, dervish, that are repeated.

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  • summary of Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 10;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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