This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Ii. (Translated From Milton) that begins with:
As on a hill-top rude, when closing day
Imbrowns the scene, some past'ral maiden fair... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaabbaccccaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101111101 1001110101 1001010101 1101010101 1001010101 1111110111 1101011101 1111010101 1101010101 1101110101 11111100111 1111110101 1101110110 0111010111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 607
- Average number of words per stanza: 112
- 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.
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