This is an analysis of the poem The Vigil Of Venus that begins with:

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Tomorrow let loveless, let lover tomorrow make love :...

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBcdc B Xbaea B Xfeee B Xefgf B aXhih B ajfeX B XkflfB Xelel B Xffcf B kimfm B adfaf B Xcaka B Xeaaa B XXnXn B Xffff B Xahgh B Xegjg B Xfiii B Xkjoj B Xjcoc B XlmXm lb XjpjpXB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,6,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,1,5,2,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1 01111011001111 10110010100101 001100110110 101010010101 01111011001111 1 01101101111 101011100101 1011101010 10101101100 01111011001111 1 0110100100101 10011010101 01110100101 01110111101 01111011001111 1 1101010101 11001100101 010101011010 1011011111 01111011001111 1 0101011001 111100100101 0101001111 10010100101 01111011001111 1 1011010111 0101100101 0101100100101 10111110100 01111011001111 1 01010100111 11010101001 01101010101 0101000101 01111011001111 1 01001111001 010100100111 111101011010 11011101111 01111011001111 1 10010110110 1101010101 11100101111 1101110101 01111011001111 1 1001001110010 111111011101 0100010111 1111010101 01111011001111 1 10111110100 1011010111 1111111111 010010100111 01111011001111 1 10011101111 110111011101 101110100101 11010110101 01111011001111 1 010100101010 101101010101 10011010101 10100101011 01111011001111 1 1100101010010 010110101011 10111101110 01010101011 01111011001111 1 00101011101 0110110001 110110111111 01010010011 01111011001111 1 10111111001 101001010101 11001101010 1111010001 01111011001111 1 10110010101 0101000100010 00111100101 110111001010 01111011001111 1 01001001101 01100110111 010100010101 10100110011 01111011001111 1 101101010110 1110111101 00110111001 01010110101 01111011001111 1 1101011101 101011010101 110100100101 111010011101 01111011001111 1 1011011101 01010100101 1001110110 01010001001 0111101100111 1 1 111110101011 1111111101010 1001010101 10110101010 01111011001111
  • Amount of stanzas: 43
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 133
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (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; spring, tomorrow, may, with, you, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words tomorrow, the, gently, see are repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word love at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of The Vigil Of Venus;
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