This is an analysis of the poem The Solitary Lyre that begins with:
Wherefore, unlaurell'd Boy,
Whom the contemptuous Muse will not inspire,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cccc bdbdXabab
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10010001 10010010101 001101 1110110101 010101 11100011101 110011 0101010101 011001 0111011101 110101 0100011100 1001111 01011011101 100101 0100110101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 128
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of The Solitary Lyre;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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