This is an analysis of the poem Modern Love L: Thus Piteously Love that begins with:

Thus piteously Love closed what he begat:
The union of this ever-diverse pair!... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbacddceffebggb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1100111101 0100010011 1101010001 0101010001 1001010101 11011101110 11111001010 1111010101 1101011101 1100110101 1101010101 1111000011 0101111101 1111011101 100110101001 0111110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 689
  • Average number of words per stanza: 123
  • 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.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Modern Love L: Thus Piteously Love;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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