This is an analysis of the poem June At Woodruff that begins with:

Out at Woodruff Place--afar
From the city's glare and jar,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccaa ccddccee ddbbffff ddgghhdd aXdXbbdX ccbXaaee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101 0010111 0010101 0010101 0011111 1010001 0010101 1011101 1010011 0010001 1011111 1111111 1010101 1011001 1111011 1010101 1010101 1011111 10010101 1011101 1010111 1011101 1011111 1010101 1110101 1010001 1001111 0110111 1011101 1110111 1111101 0011100 10101001 1111100 1011101 1010110 1010111 0010101 1111101 11100100 101101 1000100 1100111 1010110 1111001 1111101 1011101 1011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 252
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 48
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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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