This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Lxiv: No More, My Dear that begins with:
No more, my dear, no more these counsels try;
Oh, give my passions leave to run their race;... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbacdcdcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1111111101 1111010111 1101110101 111000010111 1110111011 1111101111 1101010111 1110101101 1111010101 1101010101 1111110111 1111010101 1111111101 1111111101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 599
- Average number of words per stanza: 119
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (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; let, my, nor are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words let, nor are repeated.
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