This is an analysis of the poem Don'T Stop Me, Please that begins with:

I had to be here to express relief!
Don't stop me......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABc DBc dX eXe ABc DBc EF efXBc ABc dBc EFXdBcXdBc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,2,3,3,3,2,5,3,3,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100100101 111 1 11110101001 111 1 11110101101 110111010 11010001001 1100 110011 1100100101 111 1 11110101001 111 1 1111110100 1110101101 111011100 1 1000111100 1111 1 1100100101 111 1 11010100001 111 1 1111110100 1110101101 111111110 1110111010 1111 1 110111010 1111 1
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 80
  • Average number of words per stanza: 16
  • Amount of lines: 40
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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; i, to are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.

    The author used the same word i 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 Don'T Stop Me, Please;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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