This is an analysis of the poem Some Day that begins with:

SOME day our eyes will brighten, and some day our hearts will lighten,
Some day the sun will shine for you and me;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXbXcXc daXaceXe XbdbbbXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111101011111010 1101011111 111111010101010 10101010111 1111010001101111 11100110111 1111101011111010 111110101010111 110001011100110 10101110101 1011101011111110 11101110111 1111010111010101 1100110111 111111111101110 101110101110111 1111101010111110 10111010001 1010111011101010 10010101010111 1011001110101011 01111010101 1111111011111010 111010101011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 475
  • Average number of words per stanza: 89
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 59 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; some, and, day, for, you, to are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words some, let, and are repeated.

    The author used the same word some at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of Some Day;
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