This is an analysis of the poem Heat It In The Kettle that begins with:
Mix and blend before you can,
Feed me! ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABACABAC ADADAEF AGG AGG ABAC AGG ADDEFXAAAC
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,7,3,3,4,3,10,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1110111 11 1000101 111 1110111 11 1000101 111 1110111 100010 1110111 10010 1000101 111 110101 1111110010 101 1001 1111110010 101 1001 1110111 11 1000101 111 1111110010 101 1001 1110111 100010 10010 111 110101 1000101 1000101 1000101 111
- Amount of stanzas: 8
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 105
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 37
- Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
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; it, heat, in, kettle, then are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word heat is repeated.
The author used the same words mix, take 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 then is repeated).
The poet repeated the same word nice at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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