This is an analysis of the poem Visions Of The Worlds Vanitie. that begins with:

One day, whiles that my daylie cares did sleepe,
My spirit, shaking off her earthly prison,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXaXXabbcbXdd X aeaeeaXaacacff X ghghhfXffgXgXX X iXihhbhXbhbhXX X hXhXicicXXcejj X fkfkXXXXXbXbXX X eaXXafafXlflff X bXXXXXXXXfXfXX X fXXbbgbggXXhmm X fXfffXXXXkXcXb X abXXbfbXXnXnnn X abaXbgXgXhghkX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,1,14,1,14,1,14,1,14,1,14,1,14,1,14,1,14,1,14,1,14,1,14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 111111101 11010101010 010100010101 01010101010 11010110010 11110011100 11100101010 10010011001 1111111101 1111100100 1001110101 1111100111 111011101 11110111101 1 0101110101 110111111 01010100101 0011011101 10010010101 101100100010 110101010 111100010110 11100011010 1101011010 1011011010 11111101010 1101010111 1101010101 1 010101011 1011011 010101101 1100101111 010101011 1111101001 11010110100 0101011101 11010010101 010100101 111111011 1010101101 1111010110 1111110110 1 01011101101 110101010 1001010101 11110100101 010111101001 1101010101 11010010101 1101111010 1110101101 1101110101 11001011001 1001010101 1111011111 110101011 1 0101101101 1101011101 1101010101 1001101101 011100101 011011010 100111101 01111001010 1001110101 011011101 1101011110 110101011 011111001 1111010101 1 11001010001 1111010101 0101111101 1101110001 100100101 110100010 0101010101 000111010 1101001010 1101110101 111001010 1011001101 1111000101 0111011110 1 1101010101 010111010 110101101 1101001100 01011111 1001010111 0101011001 1101110101 1101011100 0101111101 1011010011 110111101 1101101101 0111011101 1 1100111100 010111010 1101011100 010111100 111011010 11010101101 11101010 1101110101 1101010101 0001010111 11010101010 11111111 1111110011 1111010011 1 1011000101 0101010101 1100110110 1011100101 1101000101 111110101 1101011001 110110001 1100011101 0101111100 1101110101 1111110101 1111011101 1100111101 1 0101010101 101010100 010111011 1001011101 0101010101 1101000110 11011100110 1111010010 11111001110 1011010101 01110101010 1001111010 1110110110 1101100101 1 11001100101 0101110101 010111010 1101001101 1111000101 0101010001 1010010011 1101010010 010111011 1110010001 10001000110 1111111101 10110111010 11111101100 1 111101011 111101001 010111010 0111111110 111101101 0111000111 1101010110 1100100101 1111110100 1111010101 1011011101 0101011110 1110100101 110111011
  • Amount of stanzas: 23
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 322
  • Average number of words per stanza: 58
  • Amount of lines: 179
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, the are repeated.

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