This is an analysis of the poem The Usurer that begins with:
FATE says, and flaunts her stores of gold,
'I'll loan you happiness untold.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXXaabbccXccX ddeeeebbddff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,12,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110101 11110001 100101001 001100100 01011110 01010101 01110101 01110101 01010111 01011111 0101111 01000111 01001101 1101010 11111110 01010111 010101001 11011101 11110111 11110011 11011101 01010101 11010101 01110101 11011101 11010100
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 449
- Average number of words per stanza: 85
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, in, take are repeated.
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- summary of The Usurer;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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