This is an analysis of the poem Life And Art that begins with:

Not while the fever of the blood is strong,
The heart throbs loud, the eyes are veiled, no less ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbabccbdedeff
  • 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: 1101000101 0111011111 0101010111 0101011101 11110100101 01010001001 1001011111 1111010100 1101010101 0101000111 1100011101 0110010101 1011011101 1011011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 640
  • Average number of words per stanza: 116
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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; with is repeated.

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  • summary of Life And Art;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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