This is an analysis of the poem You Will Die that begins with:
You have coats and robes,
But you do not trail them;...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababCb adaXCb XdXaCX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111 111110 11100110 111110 111101 10100010 111111 11111011 11111 11111 111101 10100010 11111 11110111 11101101 11011 111101 10100111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 168
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, and are repeated.
The author used the same word you at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word them at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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