This is an analysis of the poem The Current Of Time's River that begins with:

The current of time's river
Will carry off all human deeds... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa aXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0100110 01011101 11000100 11010111 10110101 110111 010101000101 11010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 133
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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