This is an analysis of the poem Office Mottoes that begins with:

Motto heartening, inspiring,
Framed above my pretty *desk,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXabcbX c dedeXcXXf c fXXXfgXfXg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,1,9,1,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101000100 1011101 10101110 1011100 10111010 1111101 11100010 11111000 101 11101010 1010101 10101010 11110111 11111000 1010001 1011101000101001100 1 11111010 111 10111010 1010111 10101010 10010101 10101110 1010111 10101110 10111010 101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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