This is an analysis of the poem A Woman's Pride that begins with:

I WILL not look for him, I will not hear
My heart's loud beating, as I strain to see ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXaabbXcdccdc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1011111011 1111011101 0101011100 11011011111 1001110011 1101010101 1101110110 1111000101 1011111101 1111111101 0100110101 1111110101 1111111110 1111111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 638
  • Average number of words per stanza: 124
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • 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 i is repeated.

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