This is an analysis of the poem Do I Love Thee that begins with:
I ask my heart, "Do I love thee?"
But how can I e'er forget... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabacaca XdXdXebe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111101110 11111001 01001110 1111111 010001110 0100111 11111010 10101101 11111110 1100111 11111010 1110101 11001010 1111111 11101110 1101111
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 266
- Average number of words per stanza: 52
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (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; i, my are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
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