This is an analysis of the poem Advice To An Old Man Of Sixty Three About To Marry A Girle Of Sixteen that begins with:
Now fie upon him! what is Man,
Whose life at best is but a span? ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaaaaXXbb X ccXXddccee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,1,10,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11011101 11110101 10110101 10011101 11010101 11011101 11110111 11110111 1001010101 1101110111 1 10010111 11111111 11010110 01010100 11010101 11111100 01011101 11011111 0111010101 1111011101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 249
- Average number of words per stanza: 46
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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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