This is an analysis of the poem An Ode To Master Endymion Porter, Upon His Brother's Death that begins with:

Not all thy flushing suns are set,
Herrick, as yet ;... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabXaaa aaccddd eebXfff ggffccc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11110111 1011 11011101 11110100 1101011111 110101 1011100101 01111111 10111 10111011 11010101 0101010101 101101 1111110111 11011101 0111 11010101 011111010 1111110111 111111 1111110101 01011111 1111 11111111 11011110 0101111101 100101 0111010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 238
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, i are repeated.

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