This is an analysis of the poem In A Portrait Gallery that begins with:
In vain, Bright Girl! you bid us mark
Each charm of portrait round us thrown,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcXcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01111111 11010111 11110111 010010111 11110101 11010010 01011101 11110001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 286
- Average number of words per stanza: 56
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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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