This is an analysis of the poem Nimium Fortunatus that begins with:
I have lain in the sun
I have toil'd as I might,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcb Xbbb Xded fgeg Xhih bcicXbfaf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111001 111111 111111 11001 11101 111010 11111 01111 11001 11011 11101 11001 01111 101110 001001 101101 11001 01111 11011 11101 10111 11011 11101 01001 101001 11101 01010 11010
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 88
- Average number of words per stanza: 19
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 21 (very short strings)
- 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; i, have are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, my are repeated.
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