This is an analysis of the poem Pat Wasn'T Pat Last Night At All that begins with:

Pat wasn't Pat last night at all.
He was the rain, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: cinquain
  • Metre: 11011111 1101 001 1100111 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 120
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 5
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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