This is an analysis of the poem To The Pure All Things Are Pure that begins with:

The flowers I pass have eyes that look at me,
The birds have ears that hear my spirit's voice,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdeaeXaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
  • Metre: 01011111111 0111111101 1111010101 0101111101 1101110101 11010100101 11010100000 11001111101 1011010101 1111110111 10110100101 1101010101 11001111110 1101011100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 617
  • Average number of words per stanza: 113
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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