This is an analysis of the poem Cease Sorrows Now that begins with:

Cease sorrows now,
for you have done the deed,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaabbaXbXcXcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101 111101 111101 1101 1101 111101 1101 111101 1111 010001 0111 111111 11
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 278
  • Average number of words per stanza: 52
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 20 (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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