This is an analysis of the poem Endymion: A Poetic Romance (Excerpt) that begins with:

BOOK I
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbccXXddeeffggeXhheeiihh XeggjjjXa aXgggggkkeelleejjeemmiiiinnii
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 25,9,29,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11 01010001110 010000100010 1001001101 0101011101 10111111010 111100101110 01001011001 10100000101 0101000101 010010110101 1111010101 1101010101 0111010101 1111100101 1101111101 0011110111 1101010101 1011001101 10010001111 1110001001 1101010101 1101111111 1101000101 1010100101 1111011100 11110110101 1101010011 1101011101 0101010100 1111010101 1011110111 11010111100 1111001111 1110110011 010100100 0101000111 0011011101 0101011101 0111011001 1111010101 1101010111 1101000101 0111010111 01001010101 1101011101 1101011101 11011101010 01110100010 10110011101 0101010111 1011011101 1011010111 11010100110 11110101110 1011011101 0101010101 0101111111 1111010011 1101000100 1101011101 10101011111 10010101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 930
  • Average number of words per stanza: 162
  • Amount of lines: 63
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; and, of, while are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words of, now are repeated.

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