This is an analysis of the poem Youth And June that begins with:

I was your lover long ago, sweet June,
Ere life grew hard; I am your lover still,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcXdcedefdef
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1111010111 1111111101 1101000101 1111010111 1111010111 010100011 1 0101010001 11010101 11 0100110111 10110101001 1111111 111 1101111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 525
  • Average number of words per stanza: 103
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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