This is an analysis of the poem Hawthorne that begins with:

ROMANCER, far more coy than that coy sex!
Perchance some stroke of magic thee befell, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abababcccXccdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1001111111 0111010101 1110010101 11010000101 1111011101 1111011101 1011001111 1001001101 1111010101 1011010110 11011000111 1101001111 0101011101 1111110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 639
  • Average number of words per stanza: 104
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Hawthorne;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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