This is an analysis of the poem Sadness Traps The Unfortunate that begins with:
Sadness traps the unfortunate.
Those who will never be honest with themselves....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABCD baeea ABCD XXaf eeA bXXf eeAfbggffbXABCDa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,5,4,4,3,4,16,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 10100100 11010010001 11110100 001101010010 110110101010 1101110100 01101 01101001 11001010001001 10100100 11010010001 11110100 001101010010 111101 10101101 101010 111011101 10 1 00100 1101101 011111010 100101101 1101111101 10 1 00100 011101 0010110 11100101011 1011000011101 01101 11010111 110 10100100 11010010001 11110100 001101010010 1101
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 162
- Average number of words per stanza: 26
- Amount of lines: 39
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words these, if are repeated.
The author used the same word sadness at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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