This is an analysis of the poem Ah Me! Ah Me! that begins with:
Ah, me! Ah, me! My weary doom to labour here in the Palace!
Seven good wine-jars have I - and three in my province....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXbbbbXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111110101110010 1001111110110 11111111110010 1100110111 1100110111 1100110111 1100110111 111110010110010 1111111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 479
- Average number of words per stanza: 94
- Amount of lines: 9
- Average number of symbols per line: 52 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 10
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 author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; they, turn, to, when, wind, blows are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word they is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines blows is repeated).
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