This is an analysis of the poem Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Finale that begins with:

The hour was late; the fire burned low,
The Landlord's eyes were closed in sleep,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbcacXcddc XeXdecceeff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101101011 01110101 11010101 10011111 11010111 10110111 11100001 11010001 01011111 11010111 01010011 11011111 01010101 010100010 11010101 10010111 01010101 10010101 01010001 10010101 101100101 11010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 388
  • Average number of words per stanza: 69
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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