This is an analysis of the poem Methought I Saw The Footsteps Of A Throne that begins with:
METHOUGHT I saw the footsteps of a throne
Which mists and vapours from mine eyes did shroud--... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbXabbXcaccac
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1011011001 1111001101 1101110101 1101110101 0101001111 1011010001 1111110111 1111110111 1111010111 1111100101 1001010101 00110101101 1001000111 0101000101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 614
- Average number of words per stanza: 115
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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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