This is an analysis of the poem To D-- that begins with:
In thee I fondly hoped to clasp
A friend whom death alone could sever;... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cccc dede X
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,1,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 01110101 011101110 11000101 011011110 11111011 10111111 11110111 01111101 11010101 110101010 11111111 011110110 10101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 116
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 13
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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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