This is an analysis of the poem The Ghost Of Miltiades that begins with:
The Ghost of Miltiades came at night,
And he stood by the bed of the Benthamite,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbbcX ddeeeeaaffgXhhhccdd iiccjjkkiikkk XgkXllhXjXeehXaXmm
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,19,13,18,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 010100111 11110100100 1110011101 10100101001 110111111 1001001110 010010101 010010111 111010111 1010010101 1110101 110111111 1110100101 01011111 11100111010 0110101010 11001001001 10101010100 010100101 111011111 10111101001 111111011 01101001001 1001101111 1100110111 010010111 101110111 010011111 100101101 111111101 111101101 0100010101 11111111 11001111011 1110101101 11101010010 110010001010 1111001010 1011111110 0101001001 1110111010 0100101100 1110111001 111111101 11010101 011001011100 010100111 01101110010 1110011101 1010010111 110010101 11011110100 1100111101 10100100100 1111001010 110010010010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 591
- Average number of words per stanza: 107
- Amount of lines: 59
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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