This is an analysis of the poem Don'T Be So Quick To Pick Them Up that begins with:

I think I've said enough,
About the importance of letting things be......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXaXb XcbaaX XXXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,6,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 111101 01001001010 111 010100010 101010101110 100100101011 101100111001010 0011111 10010010111 11100111 1110101010010 10110101 11110111 10111 1010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 182
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; they, be, to are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines are is repeated).

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