This is an analysis of the poem She Cannot End that begins with:
WHEN unto thee I sent the page all white,
Instead of first thereon inscribing aught,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaaaaXabcdbcd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1101110111 0101010101 0111010101 1101011111 1110110111 1101010111 1101010101 1101110101 1101010111 1101110111 0101100101 0110111101 10011001111 10011110101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 599
- Average number of words per stanza: 110
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; as is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word as is repeated.
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