This is an analysis of the poem Leopards At Knole that begins with:
Leopards on the gable-ends,
Leopards on the painted stair,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AbbXAb cdddcd aeeeae bXffbf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1010101 1010101 10100111 11100101 1010101 10101 1110001 10101010 11100110 10011010 1110111 101010 1010101 1010111 1011101 1010101 11100101 00101 1010101 1111000 1011111 1010101 1110101 10101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 178
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; there, nothing are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word leopards is repeated.
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