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  • Rhyme scheme: a b X Xc d e Xf g h X X X c X i b e X j j g X k l m X h X b X n o X X p c a X p d b X f X X X o c f X q b o X b o k X a l m XX b m Xk c k Xb j m X a i m X i e a X X c a X j r k X a l a X k c j
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 0,1,1,1,2,1,1,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,2,1,1,2,1,1,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101010 111101 1110011 11011001 0110010 111111 11110111 1101011 11101010 1010101 11001001110 10101111 100101010 1110100 01101111 10110011 10111110 011101 01011111 1101011 101011111 010101 11111111 11011101 1111011 0110101 111111010 11101011 11111010 10101110 11111011 1111011 11101010 1110101 11100011 1101111 11111010 0101101 1101100010 11111101 11101010 011011 10101011 1111011 111011010 01010100 11110010 10100011 111101110 001101 11111010 110010101 01101110 110101 11111010 10101011 10101011 1011101 11111010 10101011 10101010 1011101 11100010 01111011001001 10101110 111101 11101011 1101111 1111010 111111 11011101 1111111 11111101 111111 11101011 1111111 11101010 111101 11101011 1101011 11010101 1011101 111001110 11010101 11111110 110101 11101010 11011101 11111010 111101 11111010 00111111 1011001110 1111111 11101010 101001001 101101010 111101 00111010 11111001 101101010 111001 10101010 101010101 11101110 111101 11101111 0101011 10101110 010111 01100010 1100011 11000101 011101 10111010 0101111 01011110 111111 11111110 0101011 10111010 111111 11111110 11110111 11101010 10110101 10100110 001010101 1001011010 1011111 11111110 100101011 10011010 010011 10101010 0110011 101010101 111110 111110111 01010101 10111110 1011101 101011110 1110101001 10110010 1010111 10100010 10100011 10101010 1010111 10111010 1101011 10101010 111101 1111111 1101011 11011101 110111 11101010 0101011 11111010 111101 11010101 11010101 11011101 111101 11110101 1101011 11101011 10010101 10101010 011010101 11101110 110111 10100010 0101111 10111010 010111 00101010 1101011 11111010 1110011 11111110 0101011 11111110 111111 11111010 1101011 1111010 111101 11101010 0111111 10101110 1010101 11100010 1101011 10001110 111101 11111010 11011011 11111010 1011111 11101010 11001111 11111010 011111 10111010 1101011 10101010 1110111 10101010 1100011 10101110 111001 111110101 11011011 111010101 111101 100101011 1101011 1110010 010101 11010111 1101011 11011101 110101 0110101010 1111011 11010101 111111 11010101 1111011 11110101 101101 11111101 0101111 10101111 011111 11111101 0111111 01010101 110101 11010111 1100111 11111100 1111010 01111101 11110101 11110101 0111011 1111101 1100011 11011101 110101 110111001 1111111 11111111 110011 11110101 1111111 101111101 111101 11110110 01011011 11110111 011100 11101110 1101111 11011101 1101011 1111111101 11101011 01011111 0111101 110110101 11001011 11010101 010101 11101110 1111011 11010101 110101 11101101 0101111 11110101 011101 11110100 1110011 11111111 1111110 1110100101 10011101 11010101 110111 111010101 11100111 11110101 110101 11110101 1111011 11110111 0111110 10010111 11011101111011 01111101 011101 11111110 1101011 1101011 111101 11101010 11101011 11101010 1010001 11011101 111011101 11101110 0010001 10111110 0111111 10101110 010111 11101010 111101110011 10101010 111111 11101010 0110111 11011101 110011 101010100 1111111 11011101 010001 1101010 1111111 10101010 111101 11010001 1100011 11010101 010101 11101010 1100011 11110101 110101 11011111 1101011 10101110 010101 11111111 1101111 11101110 110101 11110010 111111 11101110 110111 11111010 1111011 11101010 110111 11011111 0111001 11101010 010111 11111010 101010111101 10101011 110111 11101010 1101011 1111111 010111 11101110 0101011 1101110 1010101 11101010 10111011 10111010 011111 10101010 1101011 11111010 110111 1111010 0111111 110110010 111101 111001111 1001011 10111010 110101 10100010 1011010100101 1110110 1110101 11101010 1101011 1110001 1111110 11111001 11001101 11111111 110111 11111110 1111111 101101101 1101101 11110101 111101001 101010111 110101 11110101 1101011 1111110100 1010010110 10101010101 11111101 101010101 110111 11011101 0111011 10101110 0111111 11010101 111011 101101010 111101 11101010 1101111 101110101 011111 11101100 11010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 383
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 39
  • Average number of words per stanza: 7
  • Amount of lines: 905
  • Average number of symbols per line: 17 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, his are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words , he, and are repeated.

    The author used the same words to, and, i, for at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines is repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase connects the lines.

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