This is an analysis of the poem A Voice From The Dungeon that begins with:
I'm buried now; I've done with life;
I've done with hate, revenge and strife;... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbccdd eefg hhfg iihh jjhh ffkk iiff ffee ffff llhh fgmm ddccjj X
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,6,1,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01011101 11010111 11011111 110100101 11110101 01011101 01010111 10110111 11110111 11110011 10010111 01010100 101100101 01010011 11010111 11110100 11010011 11110101 01111101 01011101 11010111 11010101 11011101 11010101 11111111 11010111 100110111 11010101 11001111 11010101 11110100 01111101 01010101 01110101 10010101 11001111 11111111 01111101 11101111 11110101 10110101 01111101 01010111 11110101 11111101 11010100 11111111 11011101 0101111 011011001 11010101 11011011 01010111 11111101 010100
- Amount of stanzas: 13
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
- Average number of words per stanza: 28
- Amount of lines: 55
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; and, i've, done, with, i, of, my are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i've, of, i, and are repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word misery at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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