This is an analysis of the poem Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xvii that begins with:
I touched that knee. She did not show surprise,
And the earth had not opened at our feet.... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: ababbcbcdedeff
- 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: 1111101101 1011110111 1011010101 1001000111 1111110011 11010001010 11011010111 01010101010 1011010111 1101010101 0111110101 1101110101 10001011101 1111011111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 596
- Average number of words per stanza: 114
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; not, and are repeated.
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