This is an analysis of the poem An Error that begins with:
I NEVER said my verse you'd mocked;
Nor how you'd giggled at my grammar—...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaX bcbc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11011111 111101110 11110111 110111010 11011111 111101010 11111111 111111010
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 166
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 8
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (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; thrice is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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- summary of An Error;
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