This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Lxxx: From Dawn To Noon that begins with:
As the child knows not if his mother's face
Be fair; nor of his elders yet can deem... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbaXcXccX
- 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: 1011100101 0110010111 1110110111 11110010101 1111001101 1001010111 11010011101 0111110111 10101101110 1101011111 11001110101 11010101001 1111010101 1011111100
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 642
- Average number of words per stanza: 118
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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; his is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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