This is an analysis of the poem Over And Over Tune that begins with:

You could grow into it,
that sense of living like a dog,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbX XcdefXgfdaf hXfffdXde hebbgXchaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,11,9,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111000 11010101 10010111001011 10001101010010 10011110101110110 11111101111001101 11001 100111 010111010 01100010 111 111101 1101101 0100100 1101111 1100010 111011 1110 10110 1101001010 1110111 10000111110 101000101 01110100 1110100 11110 1000101001 1010001001001 11101001001 11011011 10101010011 11001100 1111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 284
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 33
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, your, this are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word you 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 is is repeated).

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  • summary of Over And Over Tune;
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  • history of its creation;
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