This is an analysis of the poem A Death-Day Recalled that begins with:
Beeny did not quiver,
Juliot grew not gray,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababacac XaXadede Xfbfaeae
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100110 10111 110010 10101 111010 10101 101010 00101 111100 101010 001010 110010 111010 11101 111010 10101 101100 00101 111011 10101 101110 10101 1011010 01101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 188
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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