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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabcdefaeaghheijibcb hjfdkldXkeeXlmmgh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,17,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 00011101 100011111 1011111 11001011110 11111 1111 010101000110 110101 1101010111 10101100 101111 1011011011 110011111 000111101 100001101 100111101 10101111 010100110 11101010 11001001 1101 0101 0111110110 11011 01111 100101 11110110 011111 0100111 010101100 1010010 1000010 100111 101101010 1101010 1101011 11111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 582
  • Average number of words per stanza: 115
  • Amount of lines: 37
  • 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.

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  • summary of Love;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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