This is an analysis of the poem Prologue To Rodin In Rime that begins with:

To Kathleen-
Nor I can give, nor you can take; endures...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X aabbccbbddeeffcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 001 1111111101 010101101 0101010001 1101010111 11111111011 10110101001 1011010101 1100010001 1101100011 011101110 1101000011 1101100101 1111011101 1111010001 1101101101 010111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 341
  • Average number of words per stanza: 62
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

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