This is an analysis of the poem Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Iii that begins with:
A little honey! Ay, a little sweet,
A little pleasure when the years were young,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababbcbcadadaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 0101010101 0101010001 0101011101 0101011011 1101111111 1111111101 1111011101 1111001101 0111011101 0101011101 1111001011 1101001111 1111010101 1101110111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 593
- Average number of words per stanza: 116
- 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; little, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words a, and are repeated.
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