This is an analysis of the poem Old Santeclaus that begins with:
But where I found the children naughty,
In manners rude, in temper haughty, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXb ccXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111101010 010101010 100101010 101111110 11011101 11010101 01010101 11010101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 148
- Average number of words per stanza: 26
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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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