This is an analysis of the poem Ep - And - Ein that begins with:

Sometimes I risk a faltering step
To meet these -steins, both Ein- and Ep-:... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbbcc ccddcc XaXXee bbccffXcceebb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,13,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011101001 01111111 11011111 10010111 11011111 11011111 1111111101 11110111 110100111 11011001 01011111 10000111 10110101 10010101 11011101 1101110 10011001 11111101 10010111 00110111 11110101 11010101 10010111 11100101 11111101 11010011 11110011 10010101 01010001 10100000
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 210
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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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