This is an analysis of the poem Fate that begins with:

I was riding one day, 'twas a bright sunny day,
not a cloud to be seen in the sky, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabcAc bdcdAd ccccAc cXcdAd edcXAeX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 111011101101 101001001 10110101001 11001111 001111100011 011001111 1111011001 101101001 11111111 1111011 001111100011 111111011 010111010001 11111011 110111111011 1111101 001111100011 111111101 011011101101 101101011 010111111011 11101011 001111100011 101101011 101101101001 101001011 10100111001 11111111 001111100011 11110111110110 110010111110011111011
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 276
  • Average number of words per stanza: 55
  • Amount of lines: 35
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, where, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words where, i are repeated.

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