This is an analysis of the poem Sir Walter (Revised) that begins with:

0 woman, in man's hour of ease
And plenty, how you strive to please!... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb ccXX ddee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110011001 11011101 01011111 01010111 11110111 11110111 10010101 11010101 11111111 11010001 0111010011 101101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 145
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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