This is an analysis of the poem On Receiving A Laurel Crown From Leigh Hunt that begins with:

MINUTES are flying swiftly, and as yet
Nothing unearthly has enticed my brain... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabbacdcXcd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1011010111 1001010111 00010101111 1110010101 1100110111 011010101001 1101011101 0010010101 11010111010 10111101011 01010101110 1011111000 11110011010 0101010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 556
  • Average number of words per stanza: 106
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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