This is an analysis of the poem To The Beloved that begins with:

Beauty beloved, who hast my heart inspired,
Seen from afar, or with thy face concealed,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaabbbbcdee Xffggggfhii hadfXXjjbee aXggjjggiaa jaXhhicgijj
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,11,11,11,11,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 100101111010 1001101101 1101000101 110111 11011101 110101 1111 11010100 11010111001 11101001 01111100101 0111001 110101 0101100101 1100101 10111011111 101111101 0011110101 1101111101 11110101100 1001111111 1111110101 010101 11110010101 11111101 0111111101 1101000100 11110111 1011001 1111110101 10111011101 1101010111 11010011101 01010101 01000100100 111111 1010101 0101110101 01011101000 1101110101 1111110101 0011100101 0101111001 1011011101 011101 010010100101 01010101 1101100111 00111101 10110101 01010101 1100101101 1101011001 0111110111 0111010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 419
  • Average number of words per stanza: 78
  • Amount of lines: 55
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; in is repeated.

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