This is an analysis of the poem Curse Of A Rich Polish Peasant On His Sister Who Ran Away With A Wild Man that begins with:

FELIKSOWA has gone again from our house and this time for good, I hope.
She and her husband took with them the cow father gave them, and they sold...

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXXaXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100011010111011011 110101000110101110 11101011110110101101001101110 101110101101 1110011011100110101101011 11010111110 110011111111110 11110010111001101101101110111110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 673
  • Average number of words per stanza: 131
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 83 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 16
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; she, her, and, with, they are repeated.

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

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