This is an analysis of the poem Love In The Asylum that begins with:

A stranger has come
To share my room in the house not right in the head,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abc abc abc dec decXdec
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01011 011100111001 01111 100100100101 100101 1010101101001 110101001101 11101 110010100011 11101 1010100110101 01101 110010111101 11100 101111111101 1101100111111 11011 1001101110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 117
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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