This is an analysis of the poem When Younglings First on Cupid Fix Their Sight that begins with:
When younglings first on Cupid fix their sight,
and see him naked, blindfold and a boy,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababbcbc babadd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
- Metre: 1101110111 1111011101 11111101001 1111110101 1110010111 110010111110 11111110101 11111111110 1111111101 1101010111 1101110111 10010101011 1111110101 11110010101
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 327
- Average number of words per stanza: 63
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, they are repeated.
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