This is an analysis of the poem To Miss Hickman, Playing The Spinet that begins with:
Bright Stella, form'd for universal reign,
Too well you know to keep the slaves you gain; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbbaaaccddeefeffgg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1101110101 1111010111 1011100101 1001110101 1101000101 1111010101 11010100111 1101011101 1110010101 10010100101 01010100001 1111011101 110011101010 11010101010 1101010101 11011101010 1101000101 0101010101 01010100001 1101010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 870
- Average number of words per stanza: 148
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; we is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word we is repeated.
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