This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xxv: Winged Hours that begins with:

Each hour until we meet is as a bird
That wings from far his gradual way along... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaabbacddcee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 11001110101 11010100101 0101001101 11010111101 11010010011 01001110111 1111011101 1111010101 10110111101 1111011111 110011110011 0101010001 1111101011 110100010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 645
  • Average number of words per stanza: 120
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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.

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  • summary of Sonnet Xxv: Winged Hours;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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