This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet 9: Is It For Fear To Wet A Widow's Eye that begins with:
Is it for fear to wet a widow's eye,
That thou consum'st thy self in single life?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcddedeff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 0011010101 1110110101 1011001101 01011101001 0100110111 1111011101 11001010111 1101010101 1111000111 11011101010 1101100111 11010101010 11011001101 1101110101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 625
- Average number of words per stanza: 118
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (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; world is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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