This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet 01: Thou Art Not Lovelier Than Lilacs,&Mdash;No that begins with:
Thou art not lovelier than lilacs,—no,
Nor honeysuckle; thou art not more fair...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xaabbaab XacXac
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 11110011000 1101011111 11110100011 1101110111 0101110101 1111011111 1101001111 11000100111 1111111001 01001011111 1111010101 101010101110 110110101001 1100100010111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 325
- Average number of words per stanza: 58
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (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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