This is an analysis of the poem Two In August that begins with:
Two that could not have lived their single lives
As can some husbands and wives ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaaaa bbccb ddeed ffggf eebbe cchhc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,5,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111111101 1111011 01011101101 101110010011 11010111001 111110110110 111110 110011101010 11011100110 10010011110 1101110101 011101 1111001111 11110100101 01010010011 10101001010 100011101010 11111 1111110101 1101110010010 11111000011 111111 100101101010 010111110110 1111010111 10111001011 101101 0011010011 10011011011 0111110100
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 219
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 35
- 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; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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