This is an analysis of the poem Don'T Nick To Chip It When It Benefits that begins with:
You can forget it when the getting has gone.
But you can't forget when you get it....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABB ABB CDEB ABB CDEB CDEE XcEEEbeEE
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,4,3,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010101011 111011110 11011110 11010101011 111011110 11011110 101001 001 11010101 1101000100 11010101011 111011110 11011110 101001 001 11010101 1101000100 101001 001 1101010100 1101010100 11100111 111 1101010100 11101010100 11101010100 111111 101010100 11101010100 11101010100
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 148
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, forget, it, when, no, nick, to, chip, benefits are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words you, when, don't, no are repeated.
The author used the same words you, when at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines it, benefits are repeated).
The poet repeated the same words it, benefits at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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