This is an analysis of the poem An Author's Bedchamber that begins with:

DESCRIPTION OF AN AUTHOR'S BEDCHAMBER
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bbccddbbeeffggaaeebb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,20,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0100110110 10110101001 0111010111 1101110101 1001110101 1001010101 0111010101 0101010101 1101010111 0101110101 0101010101 0101011101 1011010101 0101010101 1111010111 01111101010 01011100010 0111010111 1111010101 0101010101 0111010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 475
  • Average number of words per stanza: 84
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (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.

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  • summary of An Author's Bedchamber;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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