This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet 105: Unhappy Sight that begins with:
Unhappy sight, and hath she vanish'd by
So near, in so good time, so free a place? ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abba abba cdcXddd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,7,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 0101111101 1101011101 1111110101 1111111111 1110111111 11011111001 1010010101 1011100101 1111111101 1110111101 1001010111 1001101101 1001010111 0111110111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 161
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; so, i, your are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word curs'd is repeated.
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