This is an analysis of the poem What The Heart Of The Poet Said To The 'Bulletin' that begins with:

Tell me not in future numbers
That our thought becomes inane, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXA babA cacA dada XaXA caca eaeA caXa XaXaXdada
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101010 1110101 1111110 1010101 10111011 1110101 10101111 1010101 11111010 1010101 11111010 1010101 10101010 1000101 10111010 1010101 10101110 1011101 11101100 1010101 11101010 0010001 10101010 1010101 111010010 11100111 11111010 1010101 1011101 1110101 1111101 1010101 1111110 1110001 10111010 1010101 11101110 10101101 11101010 1010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 128
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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