This is an analysis of the poem Death &Amp; Fame that begins with:

When I die
I don't care what happens to my body...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbdeecfcgeeXXbXgXXbhhgiXaXXbXaXXeXXafXXXXXXXXcifXijXXgkXXiXcfeXXXXjjbegXliXaXaXXXlXXXiXgXddXgkX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 97,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111 1111100110 1100011000110 10110010011001101010 11101100 1100101110101010 010 1110010101110110 11100110 10101010101111110 01110110100110 1110 0101010011010111110 110101000111010 110101110011100 01001000010 1000100001010011010 100010101010 1010101111110 101010 1101010101100 1001011010111 1111010001101011 1001000100010100 111010110111000010 1011 1011011111011111 110 10111011111001000 1011010101110011110010 111100 1011100010101111101 10101010 100011101011100100 1011101100110011001 1001010 110111010011011100 1011010011010001111101 10 1011101001101010011 1010111111110101 11001110 11110 11010010110110010 101110101 1011011111010 101110101011101110 1001101111111011110 10100001101011 1101111010110111 100011100 10101101111110111 1001001101010110 101 011011011001 1010010011111111000 111 0111010111111011 01101001 110101111010111011 11110 00110111101001010 110101010111111 1101001100011001 10011110010101 10111111100100 100010100010010110 11000110 1100100101010101100 11101010101010 10011000010101100 1110110101000100 100 111101010010010010 10110101110100101 101110011100101111 11011100 100111010101001011 01011000 100100101011101 10110101000 1001010111010001000 10111111101001000101 11111100011111010 100 100111111110010010100 1001100111101101 101111001101111101 10111100 1111011011010 1100100101010100111 100101011010100100 010010100010100 1011001010111101 100100010010010 10111010100001001 1101010111001011101 101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2818
  • Average number of words per stanza: 398
  • Amount of lines: 98
  • Average number of symbols per line: 57 (very long strings)
  • 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; in, he, to, i, my, me are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.

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

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