This is an analysis of the poem Woman's Constancy that begins with:
Now thou hast loved me one whole day,
Tomorrow when thou leav'st, what wilt thou say?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbXccaXXXbbddbb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 17,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 11111111 0111111111 1111001111 1111 1111110110 1111010101 0110110101 1111110001 1101110001 1111110010 11110101 11010011111 1111111001 11010111011 10110011 110101 1101111111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 753
- Average number of words per stanza: 121
- Amount of lines: 17
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; thou, i are repeated.
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