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1

Themes

Explores the doubts and uncertainties of love.

2

Short sentences

Convey the poet's anger and torment.

3

eight verbs, no adjectives or adverbs.

Doesn't try to qualify his feelings within the poem- he just expresses them.

4

Poet's attitude within the poem

There is no attempt to solve the problem within the poem.
Facts are simply stated- this is all the poet is capable of in his despair.

5

'requiris'
you ask

Involves another person so that the poet can then answer his own question.

6

'nescio' 'sentio et excrucior'
I do not know, I feel and I am in torment.

He doesn't know why he feels, but his senses are fully engaged.