This is an analysis of the poem Part Of The Dialogue Between Hector And Andromache that begins with:

She ceas'd; then godlike Hector answer'd kind -
(His various plumage sporting in the wind)... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeaaaaffaddggddXXggaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 29,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 1111010101 01001010001 1111011011 11110100101 1101011101 1111010111 01011110101 1111011101 1111010101 1101010101 01100010101 1111111111 0111011111 11010101001 1100111101 1111110101 11011100101 1011011101 1011010101 1111011101 1010110111 0110010111 1101010101 1111010101 1001010101 1111111101 1111010101 0111111101 1111110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1322
  • Average number of words per stanza: 228
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Part Of The Dialogue Between Hector And Andromache;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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