This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Lvi. Music And Poetry. 2. that begins with:

YET words though weak are all that poets own
Wherewith their muse translates that kindred muse... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaaXbacdbcbd
  • 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: 1111111101 10011011101 0100110111 10010001001 11111010101 1111011111 0101010101 1101110101 0101100101 1111110111 1101010101 101101111 11001011101 1111110011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 597
  • Average number of words per stanza: 108
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (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 is repeated.

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