This is an analysis of the poem Giving Of The Time That You'Ve Got that begins with:
When you get to pick and eat it,
It tastes so good....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABABCBDB ABABCBDB bABABAbA ABABCBDB XABABABA ABABA bABAXABABABaA
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,8,5,13,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11101110 0110 10100001 0110 1011101 0110 001101 0101 11101110 0110 10100001 0110 1011101 0110 001101 0101 1 10001111 1110 10001111 1110 11000111 1110 11000111 11101110 0110 10100001 0110 1011101 0110 001101 0101 111 10001111 1110 10001111 1110 10001111 1110 10001111 11101110 0110 0010001111 1110 10001111 10000100110 0010001111 1110 10001111 11101110 0110 11101110 0110 11101110 0110 101 10001111
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 185
- Average number of words per stanza: 37
- Amount of lines: 58
- Average number of symbols per line: 25 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it, giving are repeated.
The author used the same word when at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same words would, got at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase it connects the lines.
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