This is an analysis of the poem Except To Heaven, She Is Nought that begins with:
Except to Heaven, she is nought.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X XXXa XbXb cacX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 01010101 0111000 010111001 0101011 01110000 011101 01010101 110101 01011001 110001 11101101 11100000
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 90
- Average number of words per stanza: 15
- Amount of lines: 13
- Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; except is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word except is repeated.
The author used the same word except at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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