This is an analysis of the poem To Atthis The Inconstant that begins with:
Fragments 33, 57A, 44, 41, 70, 58 combined.
I loved thee, Atthis, — even thee! —...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X a bcca bXca bX bX bcabX Xccb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,4,4,2,2,5,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011111101 11110101 1101 11010101 11111011 01010101 1111 11111100 010111001 11010111 0111 11111110 1111 101010100 0111 01011101 11010101 01011101 010110000 11111110 100010101 00110111 1111
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 87
- Average number of words per stanza: 16
- Amount of lines: 23
- 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:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
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