This is an analysis of the poem How Many Paltry Foolish Painted Things that begins with:
How many paltry foolish painted things,
That now in coaches trouble every street,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcacaadadee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101010101 11010101001 1001011101 1101101101 1101010011 1101100011 1101010101 0101011011 1011010111 10110100110 1111111011 0111111010 1111010101 1001010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 600
- Average number of words per stanza: 106
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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