This is an analysis of the poem What's The Use? that begins with:
Sure, deck your limbs in pants,
Yours are the limbs, my sweeting....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111101 1101110 11011101 11110010
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 4
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you is repeated.
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