This is an analysis of the poem How Hard For Me, The Splendor Of This Crown And Robe that begins with:

-- How hard for me, the splendor of this crown and robe,
amidst my shame --...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xa Xb cd efb aedebXg cX XfegXhh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,3,7,2,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111101000111 0111 010100011000100 01011011001 1101001 01101 10111011 11001001 110011 110011 0111 010011 01111 11100100 1111101 0111 11101011 1001001110 11011111 01011 101101 101111 00100110101 0101011 0111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 147
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 33
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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