This is an analysis of the poem Ch 08 On Rules For Conduct In Life - Maxim 48 that begins with:
A rich profligate is a lump of earth gilded and a pious dervish is a sweetheart besmeared with earth. The latter is the patched garment of Moses and...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a XXaX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: cinquain
- Metre: 011010010110101010001110001010001100101010001000101010010101010100001001011111000100 1010111001100 101111101 011111011100 100100100011
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 269
- Average number of words per stanza: 44
- Amount of lines: 5
- Average number of symbols per line: 109 (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, of are repeated.
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