This is an analysis of the poem When I Hoped, I Recollect that begins with:
When I hoped, I recollect... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X aXXX XXXX aXXX XXXX XaaXXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,4,8,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 1111101 101110 10101010 1010010 1011110 101110 10111110 101010 111000101 101010 10101010 1110100 1000111 101110 1110100000 1010010 101111000 100101 10100001 101110 101010100 1110100 101000000 100110
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 119
- Average number of words per stanza: 19
- Amount of lines: 25
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word not is repeated.
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