This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xi that begins with:
There never yet was flower fair in vain,
Let classic poets rhyme it as they will;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdcXcXee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101110101 1101010110 0101101101 11011101001 1001110111 0101011111 1101011101 1101010101 1111011001 1101011111 0111001111 11110001100 1101010111 0111111101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 618
- Average number of words per stanza: 114
- 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; be, thou, in are repeated.
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