This is an analysis of the poem So Bashful When I Spied Her! that begins with:
So bashful when I spied her!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X XaXX XaXa XXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 1101110 1100001 1100010 1100010 110111100 110111 11010010 010101 11110100 11101010 1001011 111101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 90
- Average number of words per stanza: 15
- Amount of lines: 13
- Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; so is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words so, for are repeated.
The author used the same word so at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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