This is an analysis of the poem The Pastime Of Pleasure : The First Part. that begins with:

Here begynneth the passe tyme of pleasure.
Ryyght myghty prynce / & redoubted souerayne ... full text

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,56,1,196,1,84,1,35,1,147,1,91,43,1,49,1,91,28,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
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  • Amount of stanzas: 18
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1984
  • Average number of words per stanza: 338
  • Amount of lines: 828
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, and, to, in, i, me, she, her, you, your, my, with, his, he, that, they, theyr, made, from, rethoryke, fyue, it are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, they, in, and, with, to are repeated.

    The author used the same word how at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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