This is an analysis of the poem Lover's Gifts Iv: She Is Near To My Heart that begins with:

She is near to my heart as the meadow-flower to the earth; she is
sweet to me as sleep is to tired limbs. My love for her is my life...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: cinquain
  • Metre: 10101110111000110 10111001011110011 10001010100101100 01010011110111010 001110101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 323
  • Average number of words per stanza: 66
  • Amount of lines: 5
  • Average number of symbols per line: 64 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 13
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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