This is an analysis of the poem Mira is Steadfast that begins with:

I will not be restrained now, O Rana,
Despite all you do to block my path....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aX Xb ccX bdd da cd Xc XXXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,3,3,2,2,2,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010011110 011110111 1111010101 100100010101 10110111110 101110010 111 11010101 010011110 111110100 1011111100 1101001110 111111001 1100101010 1101111100 11101101 1010111000 1010100011 101011110
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 75
  • Average number of words per stanza: 15
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my is repeated.

    The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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