This is an analysis of the poem The New-Old Opposition that begins with:
It is said, the Great Men, who are seized with the pouts,
At their suddenly alter'd condition;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cccc dcdc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 001011111001 1110010010 11100111111001 1010011010 10001011001 10010100010 101101001001 1110010010 11111011101 0011011010 111101001010 1101110010
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 177
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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