This is an analysis of the poem Modern Love Iv: All Other Joys Of Life that begins with:

All other joys of life he strove to warm,
And magnify, and catch them to his lip: ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbacddceddefggf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1101011101 1101110001 1111010001 1101110001 1001011101 0100110111 1101000111 1101001111 1111000101 01110001001 11010010001 1111011001 1101011001 1011111011 1101011111 1010110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 691
  • Average number of words per stanza: 131
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (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; and, we, it are repeated.

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  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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