This is an analysis of the poem On A Picture Painted By Her Self, Representing Two Nimphs Of Diana's, One In A Posture To Hunt, The Other Batheing that begins with:
We are Diana's Virgin-Train,
Descended of no Mortal Strain; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbaacc ddXXeeffbbggfff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,15,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010101 01001101 11110111 11000101 01111101 11110011 11011111 01111111 01011101 11111101 11110101 01011101 11010111 110011111 110010101 10011101 011111001 11000101 11010101 110111001 01111111 01111101 010100111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 407
- Average number of words per stanza: 74
- Amount of lines: 23
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- 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; our, and, we, in are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word our is repeated.
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