This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xix. The Lady’s Sonnet. Twilight. that begins with:
I KNOW not why I chose to seem so cold
At parting from you; for since you are gone... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbaccdccd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1111110111 1100111111 1111111111 1111011101 1111111111 0111111101 1110111001 0111010101 1111111001 1111010111 1011011101 0111111101 1111011111 1111011111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 602
- Average number of words per stanza: 128
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, you are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
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More information about poems by Christopher Pearse Cranch
- Analysis of Sonnet Xl. John Weiss.
- Analysis of Sonnet Xli. George Ripley
- Analysis of Sonnet Xlii. To G. W. C. August 1, 1846.