This is an analysis of the poem I Ain'T Mad Atcha! that begins with:

I'm not here to provide, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abccdaE Xcbd XeXX ffXE XX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,4,4,4,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10 011001 0100100 1101001100 10011010 10 11011 111101010 111011 11101101 10100 1 011010111101 11101111 110101110110 1111 11111110101 1111011011 11011 011 11110
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 110
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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; to, my, i are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of I Ain'T Mad Atcha!;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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