This is an analysis of the poem Metaphors Of A Magnifico that begins with:

Twenty men crossing a bridge,
Into a village,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AAbbXa cD AAXAA Dc XaAbcXXAb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,2,5,2,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011001 00010 1101101010 0010100 111 10010100010 0011 1010101 1011001 00010 1 1011001 00010 1010101 1010110 010011 101001 01110010 10111 01101110 101001 01110010 011
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 99
  • Average number of words per stanza: 18
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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; twenty, of are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the 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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