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

I love you - I love you, e'en as I
Rage at myself for this obsession,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaacacdedefegehdhdiidXdijijiaiagffgkaak
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 41,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111111011 111110010 111111010 01011111 111101011 11111001 110101011 01000101 111101010 11111101 111101010 11011111 111101110 11011111 111001010 11010101 111001110 11110101 110110110 11111111 111110110 111111110 01110100 11111111000 01011001 111100110 01110011 111011110 11010111 100101010 101100101 111001110 11010101 010101110 11111101 11011111 110101010 1011011 011100011 110011011 01110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1495
  • Average number of words per stanza: 278
  • Amount of lines: 41
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, your, when, my, or are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, when are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines me is repeated).

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