This is an analysis of the poem She Wanted What She Wanted To Give Image that begins with:

I knew exactly what she meant,
When it was mentioned....

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCDBACXA aECE FGHF aECE hhca FGHF IX jF XFXXX ABCDBACXA aECEcE IX jF XFXXX XaXh aahXeCEcE
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,4,4,4,4,4,2,2,5,9,6,2,2,5,4,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010111 10110 111001 010101 11111100 0010010101111 11100100 0010011010100 00100010111 1 11011100110 11111000100 11011100110 1100110111 0110101 1011100101 110101001001 1 11011100110 11111000100 11011100110 011010100101 00110101101 01000100 010100111101 1100110111 0110101 1011100101 110101001001 1100 01001 1 10001011101 1 100101101 1011 11 111 11010111 10110 111001 010101 11111100 0010010101111 11100100 0010011010100 00100010111 1 11011100110 11111000100 111011100110 100100100101011 111011100110 1100 01001 1 10001011101 1 100101101 1011 11 111 1101010011 11001011 110110 0010011101 111001101 1011 11110001001001 110110110 11111000100 111011100110 1001001001 111011100110
  • Amount of stanzas: 17
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 137
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 74
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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, i, wanted, to, she, what, give, and, image are repeated.

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