This is an analysis of the poem The Butterfly and the Bee that begins with:
Methought I heard a butterfly
Say to a labouring bee:... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaaX bXbX cXcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10110101 1001001 11110001 110111 11010011 1101110 01100101 110111 10110101 110100 01010111 010001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 118
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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