This is an analysis of the poem Being Insensitive that begins with:
You said to me 'if' I rode my bicycle,
I may or MAY NOT get a flat tire....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXabbcb XdbaXXeXXdXX bf bbeeacf X
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,12,2,7,1,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11011111100 1111110110 1 10101 11111 11101 110101010 110101000101 1110101001 100101010 1110111 1 111011010 0100101010 011110001 010110 1101101 101101 10100110011110 110101 1111010010100 10111 1110101 11111001101 00111111100 111 1 1100100 1101101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
- Average number of words per stanza: 31
- Amount of lines: 29
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
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; to, you are repeated.
The poet repeated the same word insensitive at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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- summary of Being Insensitive;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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