This is an analysis of the poem Anacreon: Ode 9 that begins with:
Lovely courier of the sky,
Whence and whither dost thou fly?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaabbccddeeddaaeeffgggghheeiijjeeaaiiXckkaX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 44,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10100001 1110111 10011101 1010101 0010001 1111101 1100111 101001 1011101 1010101 1010111 1010101 1000101 1100111 0010111 1010101 1111101 1010101 1011101 1010101 10100101 1100101 1010101 1010111 1011101 1010101 1010111 10101001 1110101 1101101 10100111 1011001 1011101 0010101 1010101 1010111 10111001 10010111 11111010 1010101 0010111 1111111 1111101 11100101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1346
- Average number of words per stanza: 243
- Amount of lines: 44
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my, his are repeated.
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