This is an analysis of the poem To The Lady Magdalen Herbert, Of St. Mary Magdalen that begins with:
HER of your name, whose fair inheritance
Bethina was, and jointure Magdalo,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaXXbabcacadd
- 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: 0011110100 1001110100 1101110001 1111110101 0101011010 0100011100 1001110110 1111000111 0111010111 0101011100 111010101001 0101101101 1101010101 1011001101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 611
- Average number of words per stanza: 105
- 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; their is repeated.
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