This is an analysis of the poem Pipes O' Pan At Zekesbury that begins with:

The pipes of Pan! Not idler now are they
Than when their cunning fashioner first blew... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabXXcdecde
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 01011100111 1111010011 0101000111 11111101001 1011001111 1111011100 0101110110 0101010100 0101000101 0101010101 11110010111 1111010101 1101110001 1001011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 580
  • Average number of words per stanza: 110
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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