This is an analysis of the poem On Life's Long Round that begins with:

On life's long round by chance I found
A dell impearled with dew; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababb cdccd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 11111111 0110001 110010001 100110101 0101 11110101 1101010 11110101 11010101 1101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 157
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • 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 On Life's Long Round;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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