This is an analysis of the poem Muse that begins with:

I did not blinded with the Muse, my dear:
She'll not be called the beauty, charming heart,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaXcXXbdcdc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1011000111 1101010101 1101110101 1101001101 1111011101010 11011100100 1101010101 1011101001 110000010010 1101000101 110101010010 10100001001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 520
  • Average number of words per stanza: 91
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; not, by, her are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word by is repeated.

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  • summary of Muse;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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