This is an analysis of the poem Epigram Vii. that begins with:
What is more tender than a mother's love
To the sweet infant fondling in her arms?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababXXcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1011010101 00110100001 1101000101 0101110101 1001010010 0101010101 0101010101 1100010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 335
- Average number of words per stanza: 66
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- 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; to, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word of is repeated.
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