This is an analysis of the poem Those Tomorrows That Come that begins with:
Yesterday I sat determined,
The day before had been in my past....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABACD ABACD aABACD XXda
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,6,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10111010 010110011 110001110111 1111110 101111011 10111010 010110011 110001110111 1111110 101111011 1 10111010 010110011 110001110111 1111110 101111011 1 101111 1010010100 100100010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 158
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 20
- 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; i, to are repeated.
The author used the same word yesterday at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word tears at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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