This is an analysis of the poem My Theme that begins with:
Of me and of my theme think what thou wilt:
The song of gladness one straight bolt can check.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbXabbacdadca
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 0110111111 0101011111 1111011101 0110110110 1111010101 10011101011 1101010101 1101111101 1011110101 0101110011 0111000101 1111010101 0101110101 010111100110
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 620
- Average number of words per stanza: 117
- Amount of lines: 14
- 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.
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