This is an analysis of the poem Disappointment that begins with:
I was feeling pretty religious
standing on the bridge in my winter coat...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XabXb acbd eee fcXdX f bghcbgiXhbici
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,3,5,1,13,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111010010 1010101101 10110110 011011001 101110 1111011010 010111 10100010100010 111 10101110 0111010 101100111 110111010 101111001 1110101 1010101111 1110101 110111 0110101010 0101 1010011 1110011011001 010 11 1101 111011 1011010 01110101 01101010 10001
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 133
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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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