This is an analysis of the poem Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 16 that begins with:

A pious man happened to pass near a rich fellow who had a slave and was just chastising him after having tied his feet and hands. He said: ‘My son,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a XbXcbXXc X XXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,8,1,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 01011001101101101111010110101011111111011110011001011000110110101110010010111000101110101110001010100111001010101101011011101 011110101 01111101 111011110 11110101011110 110001111001 10010101011 11100101010 11011101010 1000101010010110010100101111000100101010101010101010000101011010101001 0101010110 11101011110 01101010000001 01011101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 329
  • Average number of words per stanza: 60
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 94 (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, not, him, to, of are repeated.

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  • summary of Ch 07 On The Effects Of Education Story 16;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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