This is an analysis of the poem Modern Love Xiv: What Soul Would Bargain that begins with:
What soul would bargain for a cure that brings
Contempt the nobler agony to kill?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbacddcXeeXeXXe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1111010111 0101010001 1011110101 1101010011 0110010101 1101110111 1101010001 0101111101 11010011100 1101011101 1111010100 1011110110 1101111111 1100111111000 1111110111 0111101011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 688
- Average number of words per stanza: 130
- 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; i is repeated.
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