This is an analysis of the poem What Being In Rank-Old Nature that begins with:
What being in rank-old nature should earlier have that breath been
That hére pérsonal tells off these heart-song powerful peals?— ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXXXaa X
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,1,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1100111011001110 1110111111001 011101100 0011011000111 01001100100110101 101101000101 101010100101010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 431
- Average number of words per stanza: 75
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 53 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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