This is an analysis of the poem Modern Love Xlviii: Their Sense that begins with:

Their sense is with their senses all mixed in,
Destroyed by subleties these women are! ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbabccbdeedfbbf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1100110110 0111001101 1111111111 1000110111 0111111101 1101110101 1101110101 01111010111 1101110101 0101010001 1001010101 1111110101 1101010001 0111111111 0011110001 1101110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 700
  • Average number of words per stanza: 132
  • 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:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.

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  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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