This is an analysis of the poem To His Muse that begins with:
Whither, mad maiden, wilt thou roam?
Far safer 'twere to stay at home;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbXXcccXXXddbbddeeffggff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 26,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10110111 11010111 11111101 01110100 11110101 00110100 10011101 01010100 101100101 11110100 11010111 10010100 10011101 01111100 11011111 11010100 11010101 00100100 11111111 11010111 10011101 11010111 11111111 1111110 11010111 11010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 906
- Average number of words per stanza: 160
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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