This is an analysis of the poem Arion that begins with:

A lot of us were on the bark:
Some framed a sail for windy weather,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbabcccbddeffe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 01010101 110111010 010101010 110101 100101110 01010101 1101001 11110101 111101010 11010101 11010101 1100101 11010101 11110111 01011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 511
  • Average number of words per stanza: 94
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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