This is an analysis of the poem My Soul Is Sunk In All-Suffusing Shame that begins with:
My soul is sunk in all-suffusing shame;
Yet not for any individual sin,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababXcdced edXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
- Metre: 1101010101 11110101001 1101010011 1111011010 1001000101 0101010001 1001010101 1111000101 1010010001 01000111001 1111010101 1101010101 1110111101 010101010
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 277
- Average number of words per stanza: 48
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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