This is an analysis of the poem Prudent Simplicity (Translated From Owen) that begins with:
That thou mayst injure no man, dove-like be,
And serpent-like, that none may injure thee!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111011110 1101111101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 89
- Average number of words per stanza: 17
- Amount of lines: 2
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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