This is an analysis of the poem Where Is She? that begins with:
Where is she, I wondered, when she wasn't there.
If she's not here she could be anywhere. She could be...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXXbaXbXXbab
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10111011101 0111110101110 1011101 10100100111000100 11110100111010 101010100111 10001100100110110 1010100111000010 11101011000101 10110100101111 1010110101011 1111010001011 101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 632
- Average number of words per stanza: 109
- Amount of lines: 13
- Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- 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; she, i, worst, her are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
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