This is an analysis of the poem Transformation that begins with:

She waited in a rose-hued room;
A wanton-hearted creature she, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbacddc effe gaag fggf hbbh fgXf iddi XggX dggdXcddf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11000111 01010101 11001101 11110101 01110111 110010101 11011101 01010101 01010101 101010101 11010111 11110011 01111101 1100111 11011101 11100101 01010001 11010101 01010101 11010111 11010101 01010101 110001001 11010101 01010011 110111110 01000100 0101001 0111010010 01110101 01010101 110101010 11100101 11010111 010011101 11010111 11100111 01010111 10010111 11110101 11010111 11110101 01011100 01110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 155
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 44
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; she is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words a, she, the, her are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Transformation;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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