This is an analysis of the poem January 2nd that begins with:
How many have you broken up till now?
I know that yesterday you made a vow,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabba ccaac ddXXd eebbe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1101110111 1111011101 11100110 11101110 111011101111 1111011101 1101010101 10111111 01101011 11001010011 11111110011 1111011111 10111010 1110100 11101010101 1111110001 11101110111 11011010 10101010 10101110111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 193
- Average number of words per stanza: 37
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; you, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines you is repeated).
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- summary of January 2nd;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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