This is an analysis of the poem Exchanges that begins with:
All that I had I brought,
Little enough I know; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AbabA AaaaA cdcdc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 111111 100111 011101 010111 111111 100111 1010100 010111 111101 100111 100111 111101 0011101 110101 111111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 142
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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 is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words a, little are repeated.
The author used the same word little at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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