This is an analysis of the poem Night Poetry 2 that begins with:

Oh! no! I would not love again
E'en had I still the power given;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aababcdc deXebddd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111101 1011101010 11110111 1010101010 01110111 010101010 11111101 010101110 11011101 011011010 11011101 110101110 11111101 11011101 11110111 11110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 301
  • Average number of words per stanza: 57
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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; i is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word a is repeated.

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  • summary of Night Poetry 2;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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