This is an analysis of the poem My Love Is Like To Ice 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
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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 1110100101 11010110001 10010010101 1011010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 600
- 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 punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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