This is an analysis of the poem The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Iv: Vita Nova: Cx that begins with:

THE OASIS OF SIDI KHALED
How the earth burns! Each pebble underfoot... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababaaaaXcdcXdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 001001010 1011110101 01010101001 0111010111 0011011111 1111111101 11101111011 10111101001 11001110101 1001010011 1101011101 1001010111 11111101101 1101100111 1001100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 651
  • Average number of words per stanza: 119
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • 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.

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  • summary of The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Iv: Vita Nova: Cx;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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