This is an analysis of the poem Susanna And Lucretia that begins with:
Susanna, take Lucretia's boasted Place,
Superior Virtue claims superior Pow'r!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaXbcbc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ottava rima
- Metre: 0101100101 010010101001 0101110001 1111010101 1001010101 0101010101 1101010001 01111101001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 333
- Average number of words per stanza: 55
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, her are repeated.
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