This is an analysis of the poem I Am Ashamed—i Hide that begins with:
I am ashamed—I hide—... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X aabccb bbdddd dddbXbefefaaaaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,6,6,15,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 110111 11110001 1101001 11011101 11011111 110111 100111 10011100 10010 1001011 10010100 111101 1001111 10110101 1101 10111111 110100 1101 11100 1011011 11010 111 11111 1101 1101 11001111 010101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 174
- Average number of words per stanza: 34
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, to, of, like are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word no is repeated.
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