This is an analysis of the poem Spring Torrents that begins with:

WILL it always be like this until I am dead,
Every spring must I bear it all again... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabaXcbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ottava rima
  • Metre: 001101001111 100011110101 001110010101 1011101 111101001010 10101010011 10111010010 1101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 329
  • Average number of words per stanza: 68
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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