This is an analysis of the poem Not Iris In Her Pride that begins with:

Not Iris in her pride and bravery
Adorns her arch with such variety; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeffXXggee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 1100011100 0101010100 1101110101 0111110001 11111111010 100110101010 01010011101 1101010101 01010110101 1101010101 1001110101 1101010100 0111010101 01010010101 0101010101 01010110101 1101010111 11111101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 769
  • Average number of words per stanza: 134
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; in, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.

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