This is an analysis of the poem Loves Harvest that begins with:

Fond Lunatick forbear, why do'st thou sue
For thy affections pay e're it is due? ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbXXccdddd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 1100101111 1101011001 1111011111 01001010101 1101001101 1101010100 1101110101 1011010101 1101011101 1101010001 1111110111 1001110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 496
  • Average number of words per stanza: 87
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • 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.

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  • summary of Loves Harvest;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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