This is an analysis of the poem The Sirens' Song that begins with:
STEER, hither steer your winged pines,
All beaten mariners!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaabbccdD cacaeeccdD
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1101111 110100 11110101 010100 01110101 11010111 1111 1100011111 1111 1111111101 11011101 110101 01100111 111111 01011101 11110101 1011 0111110001 1111 1111111101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 331
- Average number of words per stanza: 59
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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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