This is an analysis of the poem Holy Sonnet Ii: As Due By Many Titles I Resign that begins with:
As due by many titles I resign
My self to Thee, O God; first I was made... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbacddccc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1111010101 1101111111 11111111101 1111010111 1111101101 1101111101 1111011101 11010011001 1101011111 1111110111 0111111111 1111011111 11111111111 11011101011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 615
- Average number of words per stanza: 125
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, thee, thy are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words thy, why are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines me is repeated).
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