This is an analysis of the poem Found Wanting that begins with:

I turn'd to you, the sky was amber gold,
Blue haze and flaming bracken stretched away... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaccbddebbecffcc gg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 1101011101 1111010101 01010100001 0101010101 1101010101 01001010101 0111011101 0101011011 0101111101 0101010101 1101110101 1101110101 0111010011 1101111111 10111100111 11010000101 111010101 1101111101 0101010111 1111010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 301
  • Average number of words per stanza: 51
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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