This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Lxii that begins with:

THe weary yeare his race now hauing run,
The new begins his compast course anew:... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaXXcbccdcdXX
  • 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: 010101111 0101010101 0101011110 10001110010 11101010101 1111110101 01101010011001 1101011001 11011011101 0001010101 1111110101 110101100101 111111111 11110010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 625
  • Average number of words per stanza: 112
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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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  • summary of Sonnet Lxii;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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