This is an analysis of the poem A Woman’s Sonnets: I that begins with:
If the past year were offered me again,
With choice of good and ill before me set.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcXcXbbbbbb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 0011010101 0100110111 1101010111 1101111101 11111101001 1101100110 1111110101 1111010101 1111000101 0111001101 1001111101 1111110101 1111111111 1101010111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 580
- Average number of words per stanza: 113
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (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; and is repeated.
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