This is an analysis of the poem Hold Yet A While (To My Own Soul) that begins with:
Hold yet a while, Strong Heart,
Not part a lifelong yoke...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XX XaXX Xabbc XXcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,4,5,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 110111 110111 1101001101 11011111011 1111110110 11111 110101111111 0101010110 0101111101 1011011101 11110101 010101 11111101010 1101110101 1101110011
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 148
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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