This is an analysis of the poem To Anactoria, Who Has Forsaken A Once-Loved Girlfriend Of Sappho that begins with:
Rushing war-hosts, horsemen or foot or galleys —
These doth one call, those doth another, fairest...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababacacdbeXededceceecec
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10111011110 11111101010 11111111010 10110 10111011010 10101011010 10111001010 11010 11101001010 10101011110 101001101010 101100 10001110010 11101001110 11111001010 11010 01101011110 11101001010 10111011010 10010 10101011010 10101111110 00101101010 10010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 941
- Average number of words per stanza: 167
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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