This is an analysis of the poem Comparing Notes And Sharing Agonies that begins with:

Not into the emotionally needy types.
You know......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcXddeccdXeXXedXXaaba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 22,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10000100101 11 0111100101 111100 111011010010 1110101010 011010 100111001111011 111101 0101110100 11010110110 1011 1110101 0111 11110010 110010101 1100010010 010111110 1101 111011 1010111 1101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 712
  • Average number of words per stanza: 124
  • Amount of lines: 22
  • 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.

    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, i are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Comparing Notes And Sharing Agonies;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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