This is an analysis of the poem Courante Monsieur that begins with:

That frown, Aminta, now hath drown'd
Thy bright front's pow'r, and crown'd ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaXbb cccXcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010111 111111 1111 1101101 11001 1101010101 01110101 110111 1111 11000111 1111 1101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 182
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; no is repeated.

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