This is an analysis of the poem I Will Not Read Another Email that begins with:

What destination is arrived,
When those on selfish 'trips' take them....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCD ebab faXe ABCD X gf XXeehX gad fhdX i XXhbai
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,1,2,6,3,4,1,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010001 11110110 110011100 010010001100010 11101011010100 0111101 11100100111001 1101101101 10110101000100 11011010100001 11000110010 100101000010110 11010001 11110110 110011100 010010001100010 1111110 1011 1111101 11010101 11110100111 00101010 111010101010 010111001 001011110 11 100110010 011111111 11110 11011110101 11101010 111000010100110 110 1011010010110 1 1111010100 111111 11110010
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 116
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 38
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • 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, with, i, you are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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