This is an analysis of the poem Xcvii A Superscription that begins with:
Look in my face; my name is Might-have-been;
I am also call'd No-more, Too-late, Farewell;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabba cddccd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1011110110 11101111111 1011110111 1111110101 1011011101 1111111111 010101101000 010011000011 1111111111 1101110101 0111110101 1111111101 1100111111 1001010101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 353
- Average number of words per stanza: 59
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 50 (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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