This is an analysis of the poem Easy Prey that begins with:
I have already had from me,
Tears to squeeze......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcd XXXc eXeX XeXaXdaba
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 11010101 101 011101110 1001110110 10010110101 1000101 00100010 0100100 11010110110001 11011100 0011101 110111101 1101010110 1010010111 010011010010 110111101 01010010 11001 101110 10100101101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 131
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- 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; to 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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