This is an analysis of the poem She Sung Of Love that begins with:

She sung of Love, while o'er her lyre
The rosy rays of evening fell, ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXabcbc dedefgfg hhhhgXgX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111001 01010101 100101110 010111001 011111001 11011111 111101111 01111101 11011101 110101001 11010111 01011101 100111001 01011111 100100101 10010101 11011101 11111111 10011111 01010011 111010011 11010101 11111101 111111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 306
  • Average number of words per stanza: 56
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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; and is repeated.

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

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