This is an analysis of the poem Drinking Song that begins with:
DRINK to-day, and drown all sorrow,
You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXaa bbXX aXcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10111110 1101110011 11110111 10110101 11011101 10111110 010111110 101101010 11111111 11110100 111001110 100110010
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 163
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (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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