This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet 17 - My Poet, Thou Canst Touch On All The Notes that begins with:
My poet, thou canst touch on all the notes... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X abbaXbbacacXcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 1 1101111101 1101010101 11111101001 00101010011 00011101000 01010101001 1110010111 0100111001 1011110111 1101111111 0101110101 11000110100 01010100111 0111010101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 300
- Average number of words per stanza: 57
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, to are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word a is repeated.
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