This is an analysis of the poem Ode I: The Remonstrance Of Shakespeare that begins with:

If, yet regardful of your native land,
Old Shakespeare's tongue you deign to understand,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabXccXdeeff bbgghhddaabbiieeaaaabb hhbbbbXjee eeeebbeekkdd Xgaabbbbbbiijjli ggddbbeemmaaffnn bbllffbbXjddddbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,22,10,12,16,16,16,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 0110001101 1111110101 100101011001 0101010101 1101010001 0101000101 11011101100 1101110001 1111110111 1101011101 1011010111 0101001101 11011011001 0101010101 1101001101 1011000101 1111110101 0101011101 1111000101 1101010101 11111101101 1101110101 1101010101 1101011101 1111010101 0101001111 01010010101 0111010001 1111010111 0111010101 11110101010 11110101010 11001110101 0101010101 0110110111 1101011101 11110100111 0101010111 1101010101 0101001111 11111100010 0101010011 11110010101 1101010111 1001110101 0101011101 1111010101 1101110101 1111011101 1101110101 010111001 01001010101 1101110101 1101010101 1101010101 1101011101 11111100110 0111010011 0111110101 0111010101 1101010101 01010010001 1101000101 1101000101 1111010101 0101000101 1111011101 1011110111 1101110101 11010100101 11110111010 1101011101 1101010001 0111011101 1111010101 0111000101 1111110101 11011001101 0011010101 01111111001 1111000101 1101000101 10110111001 0111001101 1101000101 11110101001 0101100101 1101010101 1111010101 11010101001 1101101110010 01011001010 0101010001 1101010111 1111000101 1101010101 1101000110 0101001101 11011100101 0101110101 1011110101 0101010101 0101110111 1101110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 643
  • Average number of words per stanza: 112
  • Amount of lines: 104
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (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, that, you, and, for, her, new, in are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words that, her, new, and, o are repeated.

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  • summary of Ode I: The Remonstrance Of Shakespeare;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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