This is an analysis of the poem Why Do Ye Torture Me? that begins with:
Why are ye torturing me, O desires of my heart?
Torturing me and paining me by day and by night? ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXXXXabcbac
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 11110011010011 1001110111111 10110111010101 0111010011101 111011000100001 10100100100001 01010101010110 110011011 110101101010111 1010101010101011010 101100100001010011 10101111111001
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 648
- Average number of words per stanza: 125
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 53 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; me, of, i, satisfaction are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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