This is an analysis of the poem To The R.A.F that begins with:
Never since English ships went out
To singe the beard of Spain,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXaabab acXcaaba
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10110111 010101 11011101 010101 10111101 110001 11010111 110011 10111111 111101 10010111 110111 11010111 010101 11011011 110111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 248
- Average number of words per stanza: 45
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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