This is an analysis of the poem Greater Love that begins with:
Red lips are not so red
As the stained stones kissed by the English dead. ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXbba aabbbX ccbbbc ccdddc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111111 1011110101 100111 110111 111111 1101110011 110101 1011001111 101101 111101 101111 1001011000 111111 1101110011001 111011 101101 111111 1111110111 110101 1111111101 111101 101111 111111 1111111101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 216
- Average number of words per stanza: 38
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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