This is an analysis of the poem To A Proud Beauty ('A Valentine') that begins with:
Though I have loved you well, I ween,
And you, too, fancied me,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabacaca dadacbcb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111111 111101 11110100 010100 11011101 111101 11010101 0100101 11001101 110100 11011101 111001 11011111 010111 11110111 111001
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 246
- Average number of words per stanza: 47
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
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