This is an analysis of the poem Song that begins with:
Why Damon, why, why, why so pressing?
The Heart you beg's not worth possessing:... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabbcc aaddee aaffcX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110111110 011111010 1111110010 110111010 11010101 11111101 10101010 111101010 110101110 110111010 111111011 111101011 111111010 110101010 11101110 111111110 00001101 11111110
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 237
- Average number of words per stanza: 42
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; why, each, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word who is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines him is repeated).
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