This is an analysis of the poem To Philaster that begins with:
Go perjur'd Youth and court what Nymph you please,
Your Passion now is but a dull disease;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbXaaccddeeebbXXffcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 22,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 1101111111 1101010101 0111011101 1101111111 1111010100 11001111101 0101010011 1111010011 1111010111 1101010101 0111001101 0101010001 1111001101 1111111101 1110110101 0101111101 0101010101 1111011101 1001011110 01010101001 1111111000 10110011110111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 1036
- Average number of words per stanza: 180
- Amount of lines: 22
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (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; and is repeated.
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