This is an analysis of the poem Stung that begins with:
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aAA B aAA B ccdde aAA B aAA B dX eEE DAAA DAAAXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,1,3,1,5,3,1,3,1,2,3,4,6,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 11 11 1101010 1 11 11 1101010 111111111101 111110111100 111101001100 110111010110 011 1 11 11 1101010 1 11 11 1101010 11011111111 11110111111 111 11 11 110111110 01 101 11 110111110 01 101 11 11110010
- Amount of stanzas: 14
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 50
- Average number of words per stanza: 11
- Amount of lines: 35
- Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; lies, i, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words my, and, i are repeated.
The author used the same word my 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 lies, cried are repeated).
The poet repeated the same word lies at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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