This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xxvi: I Ever Love that begins with:
I ever love where never hope appears, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a baabcaacaccadd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 001 1101110101 1111110101 1111111101 110101110101 0101111011 1111110101 1110010111 1110110101 1011010001 1110110011 1100011001 1111010001 1101011111 1111110001
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 313
- Average number of words per stanza: 58
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- 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; hope, my are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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