This is an analysis of the poem Deliciae Sapientiae De Amore that begins with:

Love, light for me
Thy ruddiest blazing torch,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbcaddeedefXfghgghiIeXhjjdkdkllmmeeaeaDdjjellejhlXhjjfhfnghnglefeflfDieieHhXgeeeeHjijjjiooXXpfkeXpeepIeddeXiXIIefefieieeXggllllhhaceeIeIjddiid
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 143,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111 110101 11010010101 0011000100 1110110111 110101 1111111100 111101001 110111 1001100101 1111010101 111111 010101 01001000100 011001 1111 11 0101101 01 1110110101 1101110101 1101010001 110101 1101 11 010110101 010101 1001000101 1111 11 0101010111 111101 1010010101010 01000010 10101011101 01001010101 1101 1101 100001001001 0111 1101 0101000101 110011 0100010100 101111 0101 01110100101 110101 010101 111111 0100110 100010010001 1001 101100101 110101 1100110100010011 1001010101 0111000101 0100101 101101 01 1111010011 11011001 110101 110001 0101010101 111011 010101 0101011101 0111 1111 1101010101 1001010101 0101100101 11 0101 1111010011 0100010101 1111010111 110101 1101010101 0101 11 00111011111001 101101 01001 1101010101 100111101010 1011110101 1011001 0101 1101011011 11000100010 1101 010101 1100 11010011101 1110000 1111 101011 11 01110000101 110101 1101110011 11000 1100010101 010101 1101010111 1101 001011101000 110101 1101110101 011010101 100101 1101010101 111101 1101011100011 110111 0101 110010110 11 1011 1011 101101110111 101101 0101 11 110101 101111 1011001110101 110100 01010000100 11001 01001111001 1011 1101101 1011 0100010 1111010111 1111 100101 1101 00101010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 4326
  • Average number of words per stanza: 766
  • Amount of lines: 143
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, the, o are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase song connects the lines.

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  • idea of the verse;
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