This is an analysis of the poem It Seems Not To Be Done that begins with:
It seems not to be done.
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AbABXX AbABcbcA ADADAXADADA
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,8,11,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 011001 1 011001 001101 11010111011010 01010101100100 011001 1 011001 001101 111011110101 010111 111001 011001 011001 101111010 011001 101111010 011001 011001 101111010 011001 101111010 011001
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- 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; it, to, seems, not, be, done are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word it is repeated.
The author used the same word it at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines done is repeated).
The poet repeated the same word done at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase another connects the lines.
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