This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xxii: Love, Banish'D Heav'N that begins with:
Love, banish'd Heav'n, on Earth was held in scorn,
Wand'ring abroad in need and beggary, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaXbcbccdcdee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101111101 1001011100 1101100101 110101111 11010111000 101010101 01111100010 0111010001 1001011010 01110110010 1101010111 11110101010 1111110111 1101110011
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 628
- Average number of words per stanza: 108
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; my is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word with is repeated.
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