This is an analysis of the poem You Are Great In Love that begins with:

You are great in love.
You are bold....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaabacdefbccbbaffdfcecXXb Xa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 25,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101 111 11001010 1110101 111011100 0111 101 101011010 111011011 11101 11011 1010000111 111 10111 110 110010011 0101011 111 11010 111 1110010 1111101 1 10111 1111101 1 01011011
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 391
  • Average number of words per stanza: 63
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words you, well are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines arms is repeated).

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