This is an analysis of the poem Acon And Rhodope that begins with:

The Year's twelve daughters had in turn gone by,
Of measured pace tho' varying mien all twelve,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdefcXfghibcfjcf gkkllamlfaXfg eaXgggeifji alaccgfe Xggcfiei gkca nk cfaicg caejlfacncof gjghXfoeXXlnjnlXeggccmfXXXc gggohiXXgcdf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,13,11,8,8,4,2,6,12,27,12,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0111010111 01011100111 1101100101 11001100010 01110101110 1100011111 11000110101 0101110101 0101011101 1011010101 0111010101 0101011101 110100101 1101110001 1101110011 1100011111 0101010101 0111 110011 0101010011 1011011101 101010111 1101110101 0101100111 1001010101 1111010111 0101111101 1101111101 11011101010 1001010001 1100110 101 1100010101 01001010 1100111111 1011110111 11001110111 1101010101 00111010001 1101010101 1101010101 101111 10101 111100110110 1111111101 1110011001 1101011111 111101010001 0111011101 1100 010001 1011011101 1111110101 0101111101 10011101010 1011111101 00101110101 1011110101 1011011101 1101111101 1101011101 110101001011 1011111100 1101011100 1111111101 0101011101 1101011111 1011110101 01010110111 0101101101 100011101 1101010101 1011001101 1011010101 11110000101 11001010101 1101110101 0101110011 1000110100 0111110111 1011001111 010101 0111 0101010101 0101110000 1101010111 0110110100 1111011111 0101010101 0101001101 1101011100 01001010100 01001110011 0111001110 01001010100 010011100 1011001101 1101100101 0101010111 0101010101 0100010111 1101011111 110100101 1101111101 1101010111 1011100111 1011010101 1111010110 110011 10111 1110011101 1111000111 1101010111 1101010111 0100111111 11110111010 1101011011 111101001001 10011101010 1101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 411
  • Average number of words per stanza: 74
  • Amount of lines: 120
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (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; some, and, it, one, he, that, could, thee are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, he are repeated.

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  • summary of Acon And Rhodope;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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