This is an analysis of the poem On Fame that begins with:
Fame, like a wayward girl, will still be coy... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: a ababbcdceXeXff X X ghgXijijchcddX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,14,1,1,14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 1 1101010101 0111001101 1101001101 11001010111 1001001101 11110010010 0111110101 11110011010 0101001101 1001010100 1111010111 11010010111 1111001101 1011010101 1 10101111101010 1100011101 01010101001 1101010011 1101100100 0010011101 1011100101 1001101001 1100110101 10110101010 1101110101 10111101010 010111101 1111100111 1001010110
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 254
- Average number of words per stanza: 48
- Amount of lines: 31
- Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word ye is repeated.
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