This is an analysis of the poem O Lovely Heart that begins with:

O lovely heart! O Love
No more be sorrowful...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcc cdcdee ffffcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111 110100 110101 0010100 11010 1101010 110101 110101 1101001 1100111 1011 110101 110011 110100 111101 111101 1100 010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 144
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of O Lovely Heart;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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