This is an analysis of the poem In The Well that begins with:
My father cinched the rope,
a noose around my waist,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXa aaba bcdc Xaba Xede
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110101 010111 110100 010111 110101 011111 111111 111101 010111 1111010 1101110 110101 110111 111011 110101 0111111 110101 0111101 1110110 111111
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 110
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; then, i are repeated.
The author used the same word my at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase then connects the lines.
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- summary of In The Well;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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