This is an analysis of the poem Beholding Your Loveliness Maddened Me With Longing that begins with:

Beholding your loveliness maddened me with longing.
How cruel you left me languishing with this desire !...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ab cd ce fd Xd ea gg Xf bfX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 010110001001010 11011110000010 01101100110101 111011111101 1011101111 11101011010101 10101101110111 011111111100 11111100110101 0111111001111 111111100101 1010111101010 01011001011001 01100110101011 11101100101010 101010011001001 1010101010100 1111111 0101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1108
  • Average number of words per stanza: 183
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; my, me, with are repeated.

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