This is an analysis of the poem Look To This Day that begins with:
Look to this day:
For it is life, the very life of life....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbbXcXd dcbbXac
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,7,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 1001 1001010101 0011 1101001010001010 0101 010010 0100010 110100001 11010101 1011010010 101111 101010100 110001101001 1111001 1001000001011
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 232
- Average number of words per stanza: 44
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; life, of are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, and are repeated.
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