This is an analysis of the poem The Dying Adrian To His Soul that begins with:
Poor, little, pretty, fluttering thing,
Must we no longer live together?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110101001 111101010 111111001 011111110 1100111010 11010101 1101001010 11111111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 311
- Average number of words per stanza: 49
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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