This is an analysis of the poem Set To Catch A Lover that begins with:
Has it been that long,
Since I shared that space....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABCXd eXXcX ABCeb Xdcdd XXadX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10011 11111 111110 1011010 10100101 110011110 111110010 11111 01011010100011 10101101 10011 11111 111110 0010010101 0111 01 1111010010101 1110001001001010 010100101101 101101 11010111 100010111 111100110 001100010001 0011101010
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 164
- Average number of words per stanza: 32
- Amount of lines: 25
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- 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; that, i, to, be are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
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