This is an analysis of the poem Song Intended To Have Been Sung In 'she Stoops To Conquer' that begins with:

AH me! when shall I marry me?
Lovers are plenty; but fail to relieve me:... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaa Xbbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111101 10110110011 11111101 1001110011 11010110010 1011011110010 111100110100 11010010010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 165
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; me, to are repeated.

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

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  • idea of the verse;
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