This is an analysis of the poem The Neighbor that begins with:
Strange violin, why do you follow me?
In how many foreign cities did you...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcc XXba dedX Xe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,2,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1001111101 0110101001 1011011101 11101110111 101110101 111010101 111010111 1111101111 1001111110 011111101 101101000100 10100011 0101101010
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, to are repeated.
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