This is an analysis of the poem Ashk Aakhon Mai Kab Nahiin Aataa that begins with:

ashk aakhon mai kab nahiin aataa
lahuu aataa hai jab nahiin aataa ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XX XX XX XX XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111010 1010111010 110101010 11110111010 1111001110 10010101010 111001110 111111010 1111110110 1101111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 69
  • Average number of words per stanza: 13
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; aataa, nahiin are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines aataa is repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word aataa at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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