This is an analysis of the poem Rehearsing A First Impression that begins with:
Never would I wish to compete,
Upon those fields......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbcc acXbcc ddXbaX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,6,6,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10111001 0111 0100100 11011100 01001001100 0011001 110101011 1010 111011010 10100100111 10100101001 1 0111110 1101001010 110101110 111100111 0001011010
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 176
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 17
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
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; i is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
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