This is an analysis of the poem Sonnets Of The Blood I that begins with:

What is the flesh and blood compounded of
But a few moments in the life of time?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdefefcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
  • Metre: 1001110100 1011000101 0100010101 1011011001 01001100011 0111001101 100010101101 0001011101 010100010010 0101000100 010100010010 0111010100 0100111101 1101101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 564
  • Average number of words per stanza: 103
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of is repeated.

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  • summary of Sonnets Of The Blood I;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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