This is an analysis of the poem My November Guest that begins with:

My Sorrow, when she's here with me,
Thinks these dark days of autumn rain...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaab acaac dadda edeed
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011101 11110101 11001110 11010101 11010101 01001111 11111101 11011101 11010101 01010101 01000101 01010101 01011101 11111111 11011101 11011101 01010101 01010001 10010101 11110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 167
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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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