This is an analysis of the poem Lucy I that begins with:
STRANGE fits of passion have I known:
And I will dare to tell, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab caca cccc dbdb dada eded fffX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 11010111 110101 10010101 110101 111111001 110101 10010111 101101 01011111 110011 010011111 111101 11110101 111101 01010101 111101 01011111 1101001 11011111 100101 11111101 111101 11010101 110111 11110101 000101 11001111 110101
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 134
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 28
- 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; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
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