This is an analysis of the poem Now When The Number Of My Years that begins with:
NOW when the number of my years
Is all fulfilled, and I... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abXbBBBB bcXcBBBB XacaBBBB
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010010 010111 010101 111101 10111111 10011101 100111001 10111111 11111101 101111 111101 110101 10111111 10011101 100111001 10111111 10110101 110101 110101 110001 10111111 10011101 100111001 10111111
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 229
- Average number of words per stanza: 49
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; me, and, my are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word bury is repeated.
The poet repeated the same word lie at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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