This is an analysis of the poem A Lyric To Mirth that begins with:
While the milder fates consent,
Let's enjoy our merriment :... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXaabbccddeeXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic tetrameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1010101 1011100 1111111 1110111 1010001 1111111 1110101 1011101 1100001 1011101 11010111 1011101 1110110 1011111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 458
- Average number of words per stanza: 83
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; and is repeated.
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