This is an analysis of the poem Modern Love Xv: I Think She Sleeps that begins with:
I think she sleeps: it must be sleep, when low
Hangs that abandoned arm toward the floor; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbacddcebbeaffa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1111010111 1101010101 0110011101 1100110111 0101110011 1111011010 1011110111 1101010111 1101110101 1111010101 1100010111 0111001111 1111011101 0101001100 1101010101 0111010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 719
- Average number of words per stanza: 132
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; it is repeated.
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