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

AH, happy time! when music bound in one
Two kindred souls that ne'er were out of tune:... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaaaXaabccbcb
  • 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: 1101110101 1101110101 1001010101 11010111101 11010111001 11011011101 10110110101 1111110101 11011100101 1111010101 1011001101 1101110111 0101010101 1101111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 614
  • Average number of words per stanza: 110
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • 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.

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

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