This is an analysis of the poem Apology To Delia: For Desiring A Lock Of Her Hair that begins with:
Delia, the unkindest girl on earth,
When I besought the fair,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdXd ecec edeX bXbX fgfgXbaba
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100010111 111001 11000101 010001 01110001 010101 11011101 110111 11111101 010101 11010001 110001 11010111 110111 11110101 1111010 11010011 110101 01111101 1111010 11010111 110001 11011101 110101 11110101 110101 11011101 010101
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 118
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; their, it, as are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word as is repeated.
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