This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xxxviii: The Morrow's Message that begins with:
“Thou Ghost,” I said, “and is thy name To-day?—
Yesterday's son, with such an abject brow!—... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbaXccXXc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1111101101 1011011101 1101001111 1111010101 1111001111 1101111101 1011010101 1111010101 11110010100 1101101101 110000100101 1111110111 1101110101 11010110101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 625
- Average number of words per stanza: 113
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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