This is an analysis of the poem Give It Up that begins with:
Tired of keeping it,
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdE E XXaXca fEXcEEE bbEcEfEEEE XbcdEcE XbCdEcEc XbCdEcEcaXdEE
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,1,6,7,10,7,8,13,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100100 11 010111 0 101 101 1001001 0010010100 11110 11 00101 01000 10 100101 100101110 1 100101 101 101 101101 00111111 100101 1 101 0 100101 101 100101 101 100101 11 1010111 0 101 1 101 100101 11 001000111 0 101 1 101 1 100101 11 001000111 0 101 1 101 1 100110111 1010 0 101 100101
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 114
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 57
- Average number of symbols per line: 15 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 3
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; give, it, up are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words give, i'm are repeated.
The author used the same word tired 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 up is repeated).
The poet repeated the same word up at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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