This is an analysis of the poem River Tamasa: Philosophy Of Life that begins with:

Wandering over several woods wide,
never wavering astray...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabcXddccabceeff X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001010011 1010001 10100101 0101010100 01110 101010 1001 10101 00001 10011 01101001 011101 1010100110 0100010 100011 010101 0100010010010101000110100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 233
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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