This is an analysis of the poem Lines Written In A Blank Page Of Milton's Paradise Lost that begins with:

This happy pair a certain bliss might prove,
Confin'd to constancy and mutual love: ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddaaeeffggg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 17,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 0101010111 01010011001 10011010011 0101010101 1101010111 1111000101 1111110101 1101010101 1111010101 1011110101 0101000111 1101010001 1101111101 1101111101 1111010101 1111011101 1100110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 777
  • Average number of words per stanza: 134
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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; all is repeated.

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