This is an analysis of the poem Sicilian Song that begins with:
I planted in my heart one seed of love,
Water'd with tears and watch'd with sleepless care.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababccdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1100111101 1001110101 0111111011 010111101 1011110111 1111111001 1111110011 1001111101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 364
- Average number of words per stanza: 71
- Amount of lines: 8
- 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; and, my are repeated.
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