This is an analysis of the poem The Life Of Man that begins with:
The world's a bubble; and the life of man less than a span.
In his conception wretched; from the womb so to the tomb:... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbcccbadd XeaXbXeedd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 01010101011101 00010100011001 10010111000111 1101010011 1101011101 11010111011101 1111010101011 01011100010101 1101001111 1101010101 01010101011101 11110101011111 11110111011101 100101111101010101 11010111010001 01010101011011 1011101111 11101 1101111111 1001110101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 542
- Average number of words per stanza: 105
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 53 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, to, but, have are repeated.
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