This is an analysis of the poem In Love that begins with:

O what does the burning mouth
Of sun, burning in today's,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaabcdefXedbXgfceXXXXhfbbfgXh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 29,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1110101 0110001 101110 1101111 0100110 1111011 010101 10101110 1111001 010011010 11111111 01011101 1100010010 1010000100 0111 1101110 1101111 1001010 1011011 1010110 1101111 0100100 1010010 1110111 0101010 1111110 010111 0100110
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 414
  • Average number of words per stanza: 75
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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