This is an analysis of the poem Says that begins with:
I SAY whatever tastes sweet to the most perfect person, that is
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ab cb cdaX eebd dXdXcXeddaa deaaeacX dXfggfd fbXXe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,4,4,11,8,7,5,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111011001011010 1001 111001101011 011110100100101010 11111110001 110101010110110101 10001101101010100 001101 1111001101101001100 10110100 1101000110111110 11001 11010111011011001 0100 1111001011001 1110101100011001 11010100010100011 101001010101010010 11111110101010110 1100101010101011 11100100 1111101101010010 11100111011010 11010110101011101 11011101111110010100 111101010111011010 011111100101 11011010011110100 10010100111110 010001110 110011 11110110100101111 11011011 1101111101110110 10110100 111010011101001001 11011101101110110 1 01111011011110110 10 011011101011 111100101011111010000 1111101011110
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 302
- Average number of words per stanza: 50
- Amount of lines: 50
- Average number of symbols per line: 48 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, and, in, say, that are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, and are repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines romances is repeated).
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