This is an analysis of the poem What Do I Care? that begins with:
What do I care, in the dreams and the languor of spring,
That my songs do not show me at all?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXa XbXb X
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,1,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110011010001 111111111 111010111011010 11110111001 1111111001011 1111011111101 1110111010010 0011111111 010110
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 134
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 10
- Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, and, my are repeated.
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