This is an analysis of the poem Strange Are The Decrees Of Fate that begins with:

Strange are the decrees of fate.
Behold the large eyes of the deer! ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a XX XX ba bX XX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,2,2,2,2,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100101 01011001 110101010 01111010 10111101 0101011 101101 1111011 101111 10100101000 01101010 01010010010010101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 64
  • Average number of words per stanza: 12
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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