This is an analysis of the poem Why Were Ye Calliope Embrawdered With Letters Of Golde ? that begins with:

CALLIOPE,
As ye may se,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXabaXabXcXdcXcXXXXXXXXdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 25,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101 11111 1001 0101 1101 011 1000 0110 1110 0111 1101 1100 0011 10100 1111 1101 1011 1010 1010 0100 0010 1110 1110 1010 11100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 444
  • Average number of words per stanza: 80
  • Amount of lines: 25
  • Average number of symbols per line: 17 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 3
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • idea of the verse;
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