This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet 06: Bluebeard that begins with:

This door you might not open, and you did;
So enter now, and see for what slight thing...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababXcXXddddcc
  • 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: 0111110110 1101111111 1101101101 1101110100 0111110101 1111110001 11011111100 11011001100 1001101111 1011110111 1101011111 1001100101 1111010111 0101110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 613
  • Average number of words per stanza: 112
  • 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; you, no are repeated.

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  • summary of Sonnet 06: Bluebeard;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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