This is an analysis of the poem 'John T' that begins with:

I think a great deal too much fuss
Has been aroused 'mid all of us... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabccb ddXeeX Xefeef ffbaXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011111 10011101 0101010011 11000101 11010101 1100110001 11001100 11010100 0100110101 01000100 11010100 1100010111 11110000 11010100 1100011101 1100100 11000100 1110010101 11010101 110010101 0101110101 01000100 110010000 1101010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 199
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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