This is an analysis of the poem To A Friend Lost (Tom Taylor) that begins with:
When I remember, friend, whom lost I call,
Because a man beloved is taken hence,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbacdeecd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101011111 01010100101 01010101001 0101110111 1101010101 1111010100 1111110111 0111110101 1101110011 10110001101 1011011111 1111011101 1111110001 10000111001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 605
- Average number of words per stanza: 118
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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