This is an analysis of the poem To His Mistress, Objecting To Him Neither Toying Or Talking that begins with:
You say I love not, 'cause I do not play
Still with your curls, and kiss the time away.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeffgg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1111101111 1011110101 1111011101 1101110011 11010111010 01111101010 1111111101 0101011101 1101011011 1101011101 1111001101 0101111100 11110100111 1111001111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 636
- Average number of words per stanza: 120
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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, depth are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines it is repeated).
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