This is an analysis of the poem Tears, John Dowland's Third And Last Book Of Songs Or Airs that begins with:
WEEP you no more, sad fountains;
What need you flow so fast? ...
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- Rhyme scheme: ababaccAX cdcdaccAX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111110 111111 1101010 1011101 1111001 11110 11110 101101 10 1001010 111101 1101110 1111011 111111 11010 11110 101101 10
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 320
- Average number of words per stanza: 40
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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