This is an analysis of the poem Song Of Nuns that begins with:
O fly, my soul! what hangs upon
Thy drooping wings, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cbcb deede
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,5,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111101 1101 1101 01010101 010110111 1111 0101 11110011 10110111 010101 11010101 11011111 11011101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 130
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 13
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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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