This is an analysis of the poem 'Like Undistinguishable Horses' that begins with:

Like undistinguishable horses,
Gleam by my ever-painful days, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaX bXcb cXca XaaX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11000010 11110101 101101010 111101000 110101110 11010011 110010010 0101011 101101110 10011101 10111110 0100101 1111111 1101101 010101010 110101000 01011101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 114
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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; i is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word where is repeated.

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