This is an analysis of the poem Sonnet Lviii that begins with:
That god forbid that made me first your slave,
I should in thought control your times of pleasure,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababXcXcdedeff
- 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: 1101111111 11010111010 111100101001 10110101110 1111010111 00101001100 11010100111 0101010100 0111110011 1110110011 0110010101 1001001101 1101110101 1111000111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 671
- Average number of words per stanza: 113
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 47 (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; your, you, to are repeated.
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- summary of Sonnet Lviii;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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