This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xxii: Come Time that begins with:

Come Time, the anchor-hold of my desire,
My last resort whereto my hopes appeal, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXbbcbccdaddd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 11010101010 11011001101 1101000110 1001000101 1011101101 10011110101 1011011111 001101001 0111001001 110001111 011111110 1101001101 1011101001 0101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 611
  • Average number of words per stanza: 111
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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; of, my, her, with are repeated.

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