This is an analysis of the poem A Woman that begins with:
Oh, dwarfed and wronged, and stained with ill,
Behold! thou art a woman still!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbXXccddeeccffbXgg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111101 01110101 11110111 11110101 11110111 01000100 11011110 11110101 11010101 01101100 11011011 1001110 11011101 01110101 10111001 11111101 111111101 011000101 11111101 11010111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 722
- Average number of words per stanza: 133
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
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 speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, he are repeated.
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