This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet that begins with:

Now let the draughtsman of my eyes be done
marking the line of petal and of hill. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaabacdecdeaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
  • Metre: 1101001101 1001010101 1011010001 0101010111 1111110111 1101101101 11001110101 1001001111 01001011111 10010010001 1111011111 1001111111 1101110101 1101110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 624
  • Average number of words per stanza: 118
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • 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; of, and are repeated.

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  • summary of Sonnet;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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