This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet 60: Like As The Waves Make Towards The Pebbled Shore that begins with:
Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,
So do our minutes hasten to their end;... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcbcbdedebb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 11011010101 1111010011 1101011101 0101110101 0100100101 100100100101 100001010101 1111110101 1101010111 1101010101 1101000101 1101110101 1101011111 1011010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 629
- Average number of words per stanza: 109
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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