This is an analysis of the poem To The Painter Preparing To Draw M.M.H. that begins with:

Be not too forward, painter; 'tis
More for thy fame, and art, to miss ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abccbbaaddecffgghhiiffbbjjkkeefXiiiiddaaiiXgbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 46,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01110101 11111101 11010111 01011001 01110101 01110101 10111011 01111101 11110101 00010101 11001100 110011111 11110111 11110101 01011111 11010101 1100111 10110111 11011101 11010111 101100101 11010101 10110101 010101001 01110111 11010101 01011111 01100101 010101010 110101010 11110101 11011100 11110111 111101001 11010101 10010101 11101101 11111101 10111101 0011111 11011100 01111101 01101110 11010101 11011111 11110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1641
  • Average number of words per stanza: 305
  • Amount of lines: 46
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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 To The Painter Preparing To Draw M.M.H.;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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