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

If rightly tuneful bards decide,
If it be fix'd in Love's decrees,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcc cdcdee bfbfgg hghgii
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010101 00010101 11011001 110101001 11111101 11110001 01110101 11010001 11110101 110100001 11110101 11010111 110101010 01111101 110110010 11110111 110010001 01110011 010101001 01010101 01010011 11110101 11010101 11000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 210
  • Average number of words per stanza: 39
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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