This is an analysis of the poem I Refuse To Have My Mind Rattled that begins with:
I've got my shoes shine bright,
With a smile that shows......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABCD EAFAgA BABABABHBI BABABABHBI EAFAgA BABABABHBIXABCDbBABABABHBIBHBI
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,6,10,10,6,30,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111111 00111 01011 1101001010 1101101100 11001110101 10101111111 011101001 1 10101010001 101 01001100 101 01010101 101 01111101 1101 01111001 1101 011110 111 01001100 101 01010101 101 01111101 1101 01111001 1101 011110 1101101100 11001110101 10101111111 011101001 1 10101010001 101 01001100 101 01010101 101 01111101 1101 01111001 1101 011110 111111 00111 01011 1101001010 01 111 01001100 101 01010101 101 01111101 1101 01111001 1101 011110 1101 01111001 101 011110
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 231
- Average number of words per stanza: 44
- Amount of lines: 65
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
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; i, to are repeated.
The author used the same words i've, i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word rattled at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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