This is an analysis of the poem To His Friend Master R. L., In Praise Of Music And Poetry that begins with:
If music and sweet poetry agree,
As they must needs (the sister and the brother),... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdedeXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
- Metre: 0101110001 11110101010 1101011111 01110111010 10010111001 0101110101 1001110101 1101011101 11010101001 1101010101 1101011101 10010101100 1101011101 1111110110
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 686
- Average number of words per stanza: 114
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 48 (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; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word one is repeated.
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