This is an analysis of the poem Amoretti LXXXI: Fayre Is My Love, When Her Fayre Golden Heares that begins with:

Fayre is my love, when her fayre golden heares,
With the loose wynd ye waving chance to marke:... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXababbXbXcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 10111011010 0011110101 11010011001 1001010111 1101101101 0101001111 1111011111 0101011101 1101111101 01010110101 1101111111 0101000101 0101010100 1001010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 641
  • Average number of words per stanza: 119
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; fayre, her are repeated.

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