This is an analysis of the poem On The Vita Nuova Of Dante that begins with:
AS he that loves oft looks on the dear form
And guesses how it grew to womanhood, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabXaXcbXbc
- 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: 1111111011 1101010101 1101110101 10110010111 1111010111 010110001001 1100100100 1111001101 11010111100 1011000100 1101010111 1101010110 1101010101 1011011100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 618
- Average number of words per stanza: 108
- 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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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