This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Xvi: In Nature Apt that begins with:
In nature apt to like when I did see
Beauties, which were of many carats fine, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abba abba cXc cdd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,3,3,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 0101011101 1010010101 11010010101 1111111101 1101110101 1101011101 1111011101 1111011110 1111001101 1111111110 1011011101 0011010111 11111111101 11110101101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 160
- 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; i is repeated.
The author used the same word but at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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