This is an analysis of the poem Hero And Leander that begins with:
It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is over-rul'd by fate.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbaaXXaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 01101100111 1001010111 1111110101 1111110101 1101001101 0111010101 0101111001 1101010111 1101000101 1101111111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 415
- Average number of words per stanza: 83
- Amount of lines: 10
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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