This is an analysis of the poem Villanelle Of Ye Young Poet's First Villanelle To His Ladye And Ye Difficulties Thereof that begins with:

To sing the charms of Rosabelle,
To pour my soul out at her feet, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbX abA aXX abA abX abAX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,3,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010100 01111101 11010100 11110101 01011101 01010100 11011101 11011101 11010100 11110001 01010001 01010100 01011011 11011101 11010100 110100111 11011111 01010100 11010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 105
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word to is repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word villanelle at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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