This is an analysis of the poem How Can You Drive With A Stuck Clutch? that begins with:
Why do you do what you do with a stuck clutch?
Or are you proving you can drive and do it without limits....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABACDE ABACDE AEAEACDE AEAEACDE ABACDE ACDEXAEACDE
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,8,8,6,11,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111110011 111101111100110 1111110011 100110101 00111101 0111 11111110011 111101111100110 1111110011 100110101 00111101 0111 11110011 110101 11110011 10101 11110011 00110101 00111101 0111 11110011 110101 11110011 10101 11110011 00110101 00111101 0111 11111110011 111101111100110 1111110011 00110101 00111101 0111 11110011 00110101 00111101 0111 11110011 10101 11110011 00110101 00111101 0111
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 218
- Average number of words per stanza: 45
- Amount of lines: 44
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you is repeated.
The author used the same words why, how at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word done at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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