This is an analysis of the poem Letters that begins with:
THESE last few days I have not had one letter;
No one has thought of writing, in the town....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcbdd aaeda aXcXdXfdggeXfXdg X
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,5,16,1,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 11111111110 1111010001 1111010101 11011101010 1101110111 1111010100 11110001010 11110111010 1101010101 0101010101 010100100010 11111111110 1101010001 11001000010 1010010111 0100011111 1111010010 1111011111 01100101110 01011101011 01010101011 1101001101 1111101101 10110100011 1100111101 1011110100 0101010101 01011010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 283
- Average number of words per stanza: 55
- Amount of lines: 29
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; i, me are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words my, the, no are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines me is repeated).
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