This is an analysis of the poem 'Dissed' that begins with:
Your turned back does not bother me!
What bothers me is your stupidity......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdcdcX aabddX a aXXXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,1,5,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 11111101 1101010100 11010100 1111101001 110100100 111111101101 01111 10100100 1111011 11010101 01010011100110 111001 01001101 01001100111 10001010100 11110101 11111001 10101 111101010 11110010110
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 186
- Average number of words per stanza: 32
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
- 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; your is repeated.
The author used the same word your at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of 'Dissed';
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
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