This is an analysis of the poem "I Want"&Mdash;It Pleaded&Mdash;All Its Life that begins with:
"I want"—it pleaded—All its life—... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: X XXXX XXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 10100010000100 1100101 111001010 1111010 1111010001 11000010 01111001000 0110000
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 107
- Average number of words per stanza: 16
- Amount of lines: 9
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- 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; it is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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