This is an analysis of the poem For Anne that begins with:

With Annie gone,
whose eyes to compare...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaXbba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101 11001 00101 111001 11101 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 61
  • Average number of words per stanza: 12
  • Amount of lines: 6
  • Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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