This is an analysis of the poem Blessed be the day, and the month, and the year, that begins with:
‘Benedetto sia 'l giorno, et 'l mese, et l'anno,'
Blessed be the day, and the month, and the year,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X XabXXcaabXdeecXd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,16,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 00101110111110 1001101101 101010110101010 10100101011111 00110011111 110011100 1110101101 10110101111 10111001011 101110110 101010110 1011011010 110101 110101111 1110001111110 0101011
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 239
- Average number of words per stanza: 47
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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 is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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