This is an analysis of the poem Xxi that begins with:
Say over again, and yet once over again,
That thou dost love me. Though the word repeated... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: abXaabbacdcdcd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 110011111001 11111101010 111011111110 0101000111 1011010111 101010101010 01010101010 10101010111 111111101111 11011101011 11010111101 1111111111 01010010101 01110010011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 648
- Average number of words per stanza: 121
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; me, love are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word too is repeated.
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