This is an analysis of the poem The Parting 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: ababcdcdececff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
  • Metre: 11111111111 1111111101 1111110111 1111011111 1111010111 1111110101 0011010011 1111010101 1101101101 1011010101 1101010101 1100010101 1101111110110 11011111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 662
  • Average number of words per stanza: 123
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (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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  • summary of The Parting;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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