This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xiv: Youth's Spring-Tribute that begins with:
On this sweet bank your head thrice sweet and dear
I lay, and spread your hair on either side,... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaaccadedeXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1011111111 1111111101 11010100101 1101010111 1110010001 1111011111 0101010001 11010011101 1101110101 11111001111 110011111001 1111011110 010010011100 0111110101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 665
- Average number of words per stanza: 119
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, your are repeated.
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