This is an analysis of the poem Sonnets Cxvi: Let Me Not To The Marriage Of True Minds that begins with:

Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Admit impediments. Love is not love... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdefefgg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
  • Metre: 1110010011 0101001011 1101010101 1100010001 110011011 11110101010 00010100101 11011101010 1111110111 0101010101 11010011011 11011000101 0001010111 1101111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 621
  • Average number of words per stanza: 110
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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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  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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