This is an analysis of the poem Only He Knows The Bitterness Of Love that begins with:

Only he knows the bitterness of love
Who has deeply felt its pangs....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X a X X a X X X X X X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011010001 1110101 111010 11111 1101 110101 1110101 101011001 1011010010 1010101000110 0101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 28
  • Average number of words per stanza: 5
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Only He Knows The Bitterness Of Love;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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