This is an analysis of the poem To One Who Pleaded For Candour In Love that begins with:

HERE is the dim enchanted wood
Your face, a mystery divine,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd eded fgfgXabab
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 10010101 11010001 11011101 01010101 01010111 10110101 01010011 10110101 11010101 11010111 11110011 11110111 11111101 11001101 11110111 10111101 11111111 11011101 10011111 11010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of To One Who Pleaded For Candour In Love;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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