This is an analysis of the poem Modern Love V: A Message From Her that begins with:

A message from her set his brain aflame.
A world of household matters filled her mind, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaccccXddceXXe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0100010101 0101110101 0111010001 1101110101 1111010101 0101010001 1111101101 1011110101 11010111000 0111010101 01010010011 1101110100 10110000101 1100011111 0100110100 10010101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 707
  • Average number of words per stanza: 121
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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; of is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words a, the are repeated.

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  • summary of Modern Love V: A Message From Her;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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