This is an analysis of the poem Ice And Fire that begins with:
My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abaXbcbccdcdcc
- 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: 11010111010 1101100111 01011111010 1101011010 1110110101 0101101101 1111110101 1111010101 1101001101 11011111101 1110010101 11010110001 10010010101 1011010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 598
- Average number of words per stanza: 115
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
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More information about poems by Edmund Spenser
- Analysis of My Love Is Like To Ice
- Analysis of Amoretti LXXXI: Fayre Is My Love, When Her Fayre Golden Heares
- Analysis of Amoretti XXX: My Love Is Like To Ice, And I To Fire