This is an analysis of the poem If Thou Wilt Ease Thine Heart that begins with:

IF thou wilt ease thine heart
Of love, and all its smart,-... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aAbcdbdcE aAefgegfE
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011111 011101 1111 11010 110111110 1111 110101110 01101010 0101 111111 011101 1111 101010 110110110 0101 110101010 011110 0101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 241
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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