This is an analysis of the poem Frightened When Alone that begins with:
Believe it or not...
I walk a path, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXXb abcd eaaa dXedXec
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,7,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01011 1101 1010 11101001 11111001001 1110101 11101011 10101001101 110100010 10111 101101 111010101101 110111010 011101110 1111111 1010010 110101 111010
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 104
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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; i 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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