This is an analysis of the poem Modern Love Xliv: They Say That Pity that begins with:
They say, that Pity in Love's service dwells,
A porter at the rosy temple's gate. ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbacddcbeebfbbf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1111001101 0101010101 1111010011 0101110101 0111111101 1101011101 1100110101 110011011001 1110110101 1101110011 1101010111 1101010101 1111010001 1100100001 1011110111 1101001101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 692
- Average number of words per stanza: 129
- 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 is repeated.
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