This is an analysis of the poem Byron that begins with:

We have scarcely time to tell thee
Of the strange and gifted Shelley,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101011 00111010 11011110 11011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 136
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 4
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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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  • summary of Byron;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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