This is an analysis of the poem Psyche that begins with:
The butterfly the ancient Grecians made
The soul's fair emblem, and its only name--... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababbaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 0101010101 0111010101 1001010101 0101100101 10010011111 1011010101 101111011011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 309
- Average number of words per stanza: 54
- Amount of lines: 7
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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 Psyche;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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