This is an analysis of the poem In The Harbour: Prelude that begins with:
As treasures that men seek,
Deep buried in sea-sands,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd efef ghgh
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110111 110011 100111 1011101 110111 111101 1010111 0010111 001101 010101 100101 101101 111101 110101 1100011 101101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 107
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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