This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Li. that begins with:

FROM THE NOVEL OF CELESTINA.
Supposed to have been written in the Hebrides. ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabccbdbXdXaXabb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 001000010 010101000100 1011011001 1101010101 0101000111 1101001111 10001110011 1101111001 1011001110 1111001101 1101110110 0101010101 1111010101 11010001101 1101110101 11110011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 704
  • Average number of words per stanza: 121
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, thy are repeated.

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