This is an analysis of the poem Eclogue Iv that begins with:

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  • Rhyme scheme: X aXbcdeaffgbfhfXfcicjkckchbgliccifgfbaXXdmkcifhfnlinicjhfbXmccXhlgfbfhXfhjiemfll
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,79,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 100 1001000111 01110011111 10110100111 1100010100 1011110101 1111100101 01001000101 1001011101 00110111010 1011101101 01011010101 0111100111 0101101100 010011100101 1011011101 1011010101 0111001101 1101010101 1101010111 10010100101 0100100101 11001111111 11011001101 0101010101 01110101101 1101100001 1000011111 11010011101 1001010111 1101011111 01010010111 11010010111 110100100111 1111010101 1011011101 1100011101 0101110101 00110110101 1101110110 1111010101 1101010101 1101010101 10001010110 0101010101 1111011101 1101001101 11010001111 11110011111 11010111001 1111010111 1101011101 0101011101 11010010101 1001110101 1011010101 0101010101 11010010101 1111011111 1011000101 11000100001 0111010111 1101110001 1101001101 1111010101 1101000101 11110101010 1101100111 11010011111 1101010011 010111000101 1101010111 0100111110 0100111101 1111100101 0101110001 1101110100 1111110101 1111010111 1111001111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1723
  • Average number of words per stanza: 309
  • Amount of lines: 80
  • 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, with are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words shall, nor, with, for are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The words/phrases woods, die connect the lines.

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  • summary of Eclogue Iv;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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