This is an analysis of the poem Hebe that begins with:
YOUTH! thou art a lovely time,
With thy wild and dreaming eyes;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcc dbXbbb efefgg hihidd XgXghh
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1110101 0111101 1010011 1011101 1111111 1110101 1111101 1011111 1110101 1110101 10101010 10011010 1111111 1010101 1010111 1110101 1110111 1110111 1011101 10100101 1011111 0010101 1011101 10100101 1111101 1110101 11111110 1011111 1110101 1010111
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 188
- Average number of words per stanza: 36
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; let, of, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word let is repeated.
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