This is an analysis of the poem Ask Me No More that begins with:
Ask me no more where Jove bestows,
When June is past, the fading rose;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabb ccdd eeee XeddXeeaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111101 11010101 101101011 110101101 11111011 01010001 101110001 11000111 11111011 01001101 10110101 11011101 11111111 11010101 10111111 1011011 11110111 01010101 11011111 10110101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- 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; in is repeated.
The author used the same word ask at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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