This is an analysis of the poem And After I Take My Midnight Pee that begins with:

The more I become satisfied...
I am no longer dissatisfied, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaabaX Xcaacc XbXbXdXXXdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,11,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01101101 111100101 0011110110 11110000101 1101001010 0111 001011000 111101 1011010 00100010 10111 010101001 10110110101 1011 101000100100111 11110011100 1001100111111 110111111 1101011101010 10110 1 111 111001111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 240
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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

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

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  • summary of And After I Take My Midnight Pee;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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