This is an analysis of the poem ['Joy of my life, full oft for loving you'] that begins with:

Joy of my life, full oft for loving you
I bless my lot, that was so lucky placed:... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaXbbXbbcbcdd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1011111101 1111111101 1101111111 11111111100 11010101111 0010011101 110011111100 11001010100 1111110001 0111010101 1101111101 0101010101 1101001101 1111101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 618
  • Average number of words per stanza: 113
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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