This is an analysis of the poem Portrait Of A Lady. By Sir Thomas Lawrence that begins with:
LADY , thy lofty brow is fair,
Beauty's sign and seal are there;... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbaaccddXX eeccffgghhaaiijj
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,16,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10110101 1011111 1110101 1010101 1110101 11101001 1000101 1011101 1110101 1011101 1011111 1110100 1110101 1011111 1011101 1011111 1110111 1110100 1011101 101011101 1111101 00100101 1010101 1111111 1110101 00100100 1011101 1110001
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 431
- Average number of words per stanza: 80
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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