This is an analysis of the poem The Lust Of The World that begins with:

SINCE Man first lifted up his eyes to hers
And saw her vampire beauty, which is lust,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbcdXcdaeeafggfcbbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1111010100 1101010101 1101 0101000101 010110101 1101010111 1111 1111110101 01001010101 1001100101 0101 1001010001 0101111001 01001101001 1101 0111100101 1111010101 0001110101 0101 1101011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 724
  • Average number of words per stanza: 141
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of, her are repeated.

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  • summary of The Lust Of The World;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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