This is an analysis of the poem Much Like A Visit that begins with:
You did what you knew.
How can you accuse someone, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABA ACA DEEEFE DEEEF ABAa DEEEFE DEEEF ACAa DEEEF XDEEEF ABAaaXeFE
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,6,5,4,6,5,4,5,6,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10111 1110111 01011 0101111 01101010 10101 0110111 0101010 0010 11010 1010 010 0110111 0101010 0010 11010 1010 10111 1110111 01011 1111 0110111 0101010 0010 11010 1010 010 0110111 0101010 0010 11010 1010 0101111 01101010 10101 01110101 0110111 0101010 0010 11010 1010 1 0110111 0101010 0010 11010 1010 10111 1110111 01011 110101 11 11010 1010 010
- Amount of stanzas: 12
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 103
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 55
- Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, it, to are repeated.
The author used the same word if 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 it, you are repeated).
The poet repeated the same word minutes at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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