This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet 35 - If I Leave All For Thee, Wilt Thou Exchange that begins with:
If I leave all for thee, wilt thou exchange... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: X abbaabXacdcdcd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 1 0111111101 1010111101 1111010101 1101011101 1111011011 0111010110 1111111110 1111110011 11100010111 0101111111 1101011101 0111111101 11100110111 1101011011
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 317
- Average number of words per stanza: 64
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (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, grief, to are repeated.
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