This is an analysis of the poem Allegory: A Moral Vehicle that begins with:
I had a gig-horse, and I called him Pleasure
Because on Sundays for a little jaunt ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abaXbcbcbdbdbd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 11011111110 0111110101 11111101010 1110111110 11011100010 0101010101 010110111010 1001010101 1101011101 0111011101 0111010101 0111110101 0101011101 11010101101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 607
- Average number of words per stanza: 108
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
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