This is an analysis of the poem Even As A Dragon’s Eye That Feels The Stress that begins with:
EVEN as a dragon's eye that feels the stress
Of a bedimming sleep, or as a lamp... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaaXXacdcdcd
- 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: 10101011101 0010011101 1001011001 1111010101 0101010100 0101010101 1001011100 0101110100 1101001101 1111010101 0111000101 0101000101 0101010111 1111000111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 561
- Average number of words per stanza: 96
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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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