This is an analysis of the poem The New Woman that begins with:

THE stone that all the sullen centuries,
With sluggish hands and massive fingers rude, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabbaXaacXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0111010100 0101110101 010100101 1101111101 1110010001 0100011101 0100010101 1001111001 1111111111 1001000111 0101000101 1101000101 11010111100 0101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 611
  • Average number of words per stanza: 104
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word of is repeated.

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  • summary of The New Woman;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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