This is an analysis of the poem To The Honourable Mrs. Percival. that begins with:
And will your Goodness never have an End?
And will you still persist to be my Friend?...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccddbb eeccffff ccXXgg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 1011010111 1011010011 0111010101 1101010101 1001010101 1001100101 1001101001 1001110111 1111000101 11111111001 1010011101 1101010101 1011010101 0111110101 1011110101 1111111101 1001111101 11111001011 1101011101 1001011101 1101011110 1111110011 0111111101 1111010111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 354
- Average number of words per stanza: 65
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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; and, still, to, my are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, still are repeated.
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More information about poems by Mary Barber
- Analysis of Written For My Son, In A Bible Which Was Presented To Him.
- Analysis of To Mrs. Strangeways Horner, With A Letter From My Son;
- Analysis of On Imagining A Friend Had Treated The Author With Indifference.