This is an analysis of the poem Expectations Are Too High that begins with:
If what is believed is so easy.
As it is perceived and rumored to be....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabbbb XXaaXXc XcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,7,3,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 010010110 1000111000 11110011100 0011100 100101010 11100011111 11001010011 0010101000101 10001000111 11010111 11100111 110100110111 011 1011001011 101100111 01101001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 191
- Average number of words per stanza: 37
- Amount of lines: 16
- 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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