This is an analysis of the poem Acrostic -- Eliza Hughes that begins with:

E v'ry grace in her combine,
L ove and truth and friendship join,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbX ccaadd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110010 11111101 11110101 11010101 01011100 11010101 11010101 11010101 11000101 1110001 11010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 173
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • 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.

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