This is an analysis of the poem Love's Farewell that begins with:

SINCE there's no help, come let us kiss and part,—
Nay I have done, you get no more of me; ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdececXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
  • Metre: 1111111111 1111111101 1111110111 1111011111 1111010111 1111110101 0011010011 1111010101 1101101101 1011010101 1101010101 1100010101 101111110110 01011111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 626
  • Average number of words per stanza: 122
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; , i, his are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word when is repeated.

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