This is an analysis of the poem Though That Men Do Call It Dotage that begins with:
1 Though that men do call it dotage,
2 Who loveth not wanteth courage; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xa bX cc dd bb aa aa ee ff Xe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111111010 111011010 111010111 101011101 111001001 111011111 101111101 110111100 101111101 1111000101 11111011 111011111 1110011010 111100010010 11101111 100101101 111011111 1110101101 1110101111 111001001
- Amount of stanzas: 10
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 81
- Average number of words per stanza: 15
- Amount of lines: 20
- 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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