This is an analysis of the poem I Was Told You Are Indeed A Rose that begins with:

Even though I was told,
You are indeed a Rose....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcaad cedec Xafcfbacc fgXg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,5,9,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101111 110101 11111001 11100010111 10100110 001100 11101100 1101010101 1110100010 1001010101 01101010 1111 101001 11110101 11101 110101 1011 1101 1101011 11101 1100101001 01 11111010 1110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 171
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • 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.

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  • summary of I Was Told You Are Indeed A Rose;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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