This is an analysis of the poem In A Heavy Hour that begins with:

Be glad when danger presses
Each power your soul possesses!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbaaaccadXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0111010 11011010 0101 1111 1101010 0111010 1111010 1111 0100 1101010 101 11110 011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 325
  • Average number of words per stanza: 57
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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