This is an analysis of the poem To Lida that begins with:
THE only one whom, Lida, thou canst love,
Thou claim'st, and rightly claim'st, for only thee;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a ba bcc dd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,2,3,2,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 0101110111 1111011101 1101011101 1010110111 1011111111 1101010111 0111011011 0101011101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 94
- Average number of words per stanza: 17
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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- summary of To Lida;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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