This is an analysis of the poem I Want What I Want To Possess that begins with:
I want what I want.
And with a selfishness, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Abc XcXde Aff ada AbbXAebb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,5,3,3,8,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111 100100 11010 101011 0100010 1001010101 0101010 1110110101 11111 1010101 11010100111 11111101 001110 0111111101 11111 1001101001 1101001001001 11111 100101 11011010101 11111001
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 105
- Average number of words per stanza: 20
- Amount of lines: 21
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, i, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word i is repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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