This is an analysis of the poem A Wish that begins with:

The days drag on, each moment multiplies
Within my wounded heart the pain and sadness... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcddeed
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0111110101 01110101110 0101011111 01010101010 1111010111 11110100111 1101011101 11010100011 1111010101 10010101010 10011101010 0111111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 523
  • Average number of words per stanza: 96
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • 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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; me is repeated.

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