This is an analysis of the poem Mary, Pity Women! that begins with:
You call yourself a man,
For all you used to swear,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababbcbC ddcC XaXaacaC XXXX ececcccC aaXX bbbbbcXC cCff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,4,8,4,8,4,8,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111001 111101 111111 110101 111111 110111 111101 111111 11010110010 11111010110 1011101010111 101010101011 0101101 010011 111101 100101 111111 011101 111101 111111 101010101011 111010101101 100110101011 101010101111 111110 111101 110101 101001 111101 111111 110111 111111 1011100111110 11111101110 101111101100 101010111010 110111 110111 111111 111001 110111 011101 110011 111111 1001101010111 101010101011 111100110110 101010111010
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 221
- Average number of words per stanza: 42
- Amount of lines: 48
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, i, it, 'im are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word an' is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines you, 'im are repeated).
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