This is an analysis of the poem Time I Witnessed Others Wasted that begins with:
Never had I wished,
For time I witnessed others wasted......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABC caXXc ABC cdbd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,5,3,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 10111 111101010 01111111 101010100 0110111 110101011 1010101 0111000111 10111 111101010 01111111 10111110101 101000 111111 001001111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 115
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, to are repeated.
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