This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet: At Ostend, July 22nd 1787 that begins with:
How sweet the tuneful bells' responsive peal!
As when, at opening morn, the fragrant breeze... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaaccabddXXX
- 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: 1101010101 11110010101 11010010101 1100111111 11010010111 1101011101 1111010101 10110010101 0101110100 1111010111 01010011001 110110110010 11011111110 0101111111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 639
- Average number of words per stanza: 110
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (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; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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