This is an analysis of the poem Lines To A Dragon Fly that begins with:
Life (priest and poet say) is but a dream;
I wish no happier one than to be laid...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbacc ddeeffgghhdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,12,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111010101 11110011001 0111100101 1101110101 1001010101 1011011011 11010111 01011101 100100101 01011101 01011101 11110011 01111101 01010111 111111110 111100010 11001111 11010101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 318
- Average number of words per stanza: 60
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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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