This is an analysis of the poem Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming that begins with:

Come where my love lies dreaming,
Dreaming the happy hours away,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABABABABCBAaABBABABAAABABBABABAABDBDBABABEBFEBFGBAGBACBAaABBABABAAABABBABABAABDBDBABABBBB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 89,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111110 100101001 0101010 010101 1111110 100101001 0101010 010101 1001010 100101001 1111110 10 1111110 100101001 111010100101001 1111110 100101001 1111110 100101001 11101010 01010 1111110 100111 1111110 100111 111010100101001 1111110 100101001 1111110 100101001 11101010 01010 10011001 111111111111 10011001 111111111111 111010100101001 1111110 100101001 1111110 100101001 10010 1111 1101110100 10010 1111 1101110100 10011 1100 1111110 10011 1100 1111110 1001010 100101001 1111110 10 1111110 100101001 111010100101001 1111110 100101001 1111110 100101001 11101010 01010 1111110 100111 1111110 100111 111010100101001 1111110 100101001 1111110 100101001 11101010 01010 10011001 111111111111 10011001 111111111111 111010100101001 1111110 100101001 1111110 100101001 100101001 100101001 100101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2991
  • Average number of words per stanza: 525
  • Amount of lines: 89
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; dreaming, my, love, come, with, her, light, happy, hours, away are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words dreaming, come, light are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines dreaming, away are repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The words/phrases dreaming, come connect the lines.

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