This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Lix: Love's Last Gift that begins with:
Love to his singer held a glistening leaf,
And said: “The rose-tree and the apple-tree... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabXacddcee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 10010101001 1101110101 11011100101 1101100101 0011010011 01001011111 1101011000 01010010011 1111111101 01111011101 1101010011 0111010100 1001011101 1111111111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 632
- Average number of words per stanza: 115
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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, to are repeated.
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