This is an analysis of the poem A Regret that begins with:
O sweet Queen-city of the golden South,
Piercing the evening with thy star-lit spires, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdXeXeff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
- Metre: 1111000101 1001001111 1101011101 00111000110 1101010111 0111010101 110101001 0101010001 01010101001 101100101001 0101010101 01010001001 1101010101 111110100101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 610
- Average number of words per stanza: 105
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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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