This is an analysis of the poem To Ellen Terry that begins with:
Nay, bring forth none but daughters: daughters young,
The doubles of yourself; with face as fair,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaaXbacdcddc
- 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: 1111110101 0100100111 1011011101 111101001 10110010011 0101010110 1111011101 11110100011 11010010001 01010111101 10001011101 1101000111 10101010101 1101010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 621
- Average number of words per stanza: 106
- 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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; as, your, thus, be are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines life is repeated).
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