This is an analysis of the poem Bituminous? that begins with:
The hard coal's called bituminous,
Or is that anthracite?...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcXaXcabaXaXdXdXcccXbcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01110100 101101 10001101 11111000 1101110 11110100 11111111 11101100 01000111 11110100 10110000 1010100 01000100 11111010 0010100 110101000 1001100 11001101 11110101 11110101 01111101 000101010 1111001 111000100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 747
- Average number of words per stanza: 124
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
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