This is an analysis of the poem Wind Blew! The Sand Enveloped The Body that begins with:

Wind blew! The sand enveloped the body,
Whatever little life left, is to see the beloved....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XX XXXaXXXbaaXXbX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,14,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101010010 11010110010010 1101010 011010 110010 1100010 101010 1001 101 10101 111011010 0100101010 110101101110 110100010 111101 101000111111010 1010111100
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 177
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; to, in are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word or is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines rama is repeated).

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