This is an analysis of the poem Mercy, My Lady! One Thing I Ask You, that begins with:
‘Mercy, my lady! One thing I ask you,
As God may bless you, answer me fairly:...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abacbac acaccab dbdbbdb dbecbeX XfXffXfXfff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,11,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011011111 1111110110 111111101 1011101111 101011100 1101101101 1111101110 011101101 111101111 11010111 111110101 10111110 1110100111 111110100 101110010 1101111110 1011111101 0111111110 11101010110 111011111 1100111010 101011101 00100101100 010110100 1111010011 111111100 101111101 111011000 101111110 1101111110 111110111 1100101010 0110111010 0011111101 0110010110 1001010110 11101001110 1001101110
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 247
- Average number of words per stanza: 51
- Amount of lines: 38
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
- 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; you, love, that are repeated.
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