This is an analysis of the poem The Short Wooing that begins with:
Like an Oblation set before a Shrine,
Fair One! I offer up this heart of mine. ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbcXddeeddffaacXgghhXXiigg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 28,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 1110010101 1111010101 1001011111 1101110111 1111010101 1011010100 1001001111 1111011101 1011110001 1101110001 1111010111 100010100111 1111110011 0010010100 1101010111 01011011101 111101010 111101010 0100111111 1101111100 1111111011 1101100111 0101101101 1111010101 01111101010 11000101010 1111001101 0101000101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1190
- Average number of words per stanza: 209
- Amount of lines: 28
- 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; i is repeated.
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