This is an analysis of the poem My Thoughts that begins with:
Why did you come, my thoughts, in instant,
Like thieves to rob my quiet habitation, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cbcc adXd caXX bXbX X
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,1,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101111010 11011101010 110101010 011101010 11111101110 11010111010 10010101010 1111111111010 11110111110 10110100110 10111101010 10110101010 111011110 10101011110 111101001000 1101110011 1101101010 110101001010 11010011010 11011101010 01011101011
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 156
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 22
- Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- 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, and, that are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words like, my, and are repeated.
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