This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xvi. To Earl Stanhope that begins with:
Not, Stanhope! with the Patriot's doubtful name
I mock thy worth -- Friend of the human race... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcXcXdedebb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 11000100101 1111100101 1101011101 0111001101 1001001101 0100111000 1011010101 1110000101 10100100101 0111110001 100110101111 1011100101 1101011101 10001010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 618
- Average number of words per stanza: 101
- Amount of lines: 14
- 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:
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.
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