This is an analysis of the poem She, To Him Iii that begins with:

I WILL be faithful to thee; aye, I will!
And Death shall choose me with a wondering eye... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa bcbc dbdb ee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1001001110 11111001001 1101011100 10111011101 1111111111 0111110011 0101010011 1111100101 1101110101 1001111101 0111011101 01010011111 1110000111 1101110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 162
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 47 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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