This is an analysis of the poem The Aster that begins with:
The fairest ladies always come
The latest to the ball ; ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a ba b cccd e fe f gggd a dg d hhhd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,1,4,1,2,1,4,1,2,1,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 01010111 010001 01010111 110001 11011101 11010111 11010101 1101010 11010111 1101010 11010111 01001010 11010101 110101001 11011111 1101110 11010101 1101010 10010101 0111110 110010111 110011111 11111111 1101010
- Amount of stanzas: 12
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 65
- Average number of words per stanza: 12
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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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