This is an analysis of the poem Time And Sentiment that begins with:

I see a fair young couple in a wood,
And as they go, one bends to take a flower,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabbacdacad
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1101110001 11111101010 11100111010 1001010101 1001010101 01010101010 01011001010 10011111101 0111000101 1011110001 1110110101 1001011101 01010101111 10111010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 580
  • Average number of words per stanza: 111
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Time And Sentiment;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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