This is an analysis of the poem Why Should I Set Myself To Limits? that begins with:
I've revealed so much of me.
Some of it seems fantasy....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbXcd eefgd Xechbc X ccec dged hcehd aafX XX hh aiciehd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,5,6,1,4,4,5,4,2,2,7,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1011101 1001100 11010 111101 0010010 10001 111101000 1110101 1110110101 10111010 0100101 11110111011 101110100100 1010111101 1110011001101 1011100010 0101101010101 10111000101 01110 0111 0111 110101 1111100011 1101010 111110 10101 101 11010110111 101101001011 1111011 11010001001 1 1111 11001010 10111 111110 111011 00001 111111010 11001 1101100101 11 1100 1010101000 11010110 011001011011
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 46
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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; that is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words sometimes, and are repeated.
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