This is an analysis of the poem For Jane: With All The Love I Had, Which Was Not Enough: that begins with:

I pick up the skirt,
I pick up the sparkling beads ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdXefaghiXcXdXbbbfdefddddghaai
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 32,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101 11101001 01 01111 011 1111010 1110111 11 11 11 1101 0010100010 111 1010 1 1010001 1110101 10111 10101 1011 101 1000010 1001001111 0101 101101011 11010 111100 111 010111 1 101 10101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 667
  • Average number of words per stanza: 122
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; gods, i are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines gods, chance, this are repeated).

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  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
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