This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xliii: Love And Hope that begins with:
Bless love and hope. Full many a withered year
Whirled past us, eddying to its chill doomsday;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbaXXbaccccdd
- 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: 11111100101 1111000111 1101010111 11111111001 11110110110 1100101110 1011111101 1111111111 11011001001 1001011111 1111011101 1110010001 11011110001 110110010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 655
- Average number of words per stanza: 119
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (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 is repeated.
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