This is an analysis of the poem What Is It Now Are You Left To Believe? that begins with:
What sense is it to hold grudges against,
The one who comes to warn? ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcd dbeX CeeaeX CffcaXa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,6,7,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 1100011001 011101 01100101100 000100010 1001010111010 1011001001 11101111101 0111010010010 1001111001 01000101 1111010 1100100101 1011111001 010010110101 1001111001 1011001 111100 001011001 111111001 110100100 11010101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 198
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.
The author used the same word what at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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