This is an analysis of the poem In A New Night that begins with:

Woman I’ve lived with
Woman I live with...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaXbbXXXX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110 10110 10110 1101 11011 11011 1110 01001 0101110 1001110100 1111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 116
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; woman, i, with, red are repeated.

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

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

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