This is an analysis of the poem 'Do You Pay For Love? ' that begins with:
Oh I wish somebody would,
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abBcABDABefaFBB X abBcABDABefaFBB X FB X FB XXXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,1,15,1,2,1,2,4,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111101 1 1111010 1 1111001 11111010 11 11101111 111111010 0 001111 1 1101111 01010111 001110110 1111 11111101 1 1111010 1 1111001 11111010 11 11101111 111111010 0 001111 1 1101111 01010111 001110110 111111 111101111 011110110 111111 111101111 011110110 1 111111 0111100
- Amount of stanzas: 9
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 111
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 40
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (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; and, i are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word to is repeated.
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