This is an analysis of the poem Don'T Tell The World That You'Re Waiting For Me that begins with:

THREE summers have gone since the first time we met, love,
And still 'tis in vain that I ask thee to wed ;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXbcXcC adadeXeC
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111011111 11101111101 111011010111100 001011101011 1111110111111 1111100111001 111111110111 11101111011 1110011010111 11001001101 1010010011011 101001101011 1010111111110 1101100110001 11111101110110 11101111011
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 464
  • Average number of words per stanza: 85
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 57 (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; how is repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word me at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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