This is an analysis of the poem I Wont Pretend that begins with:
Don't you come to think it...
That I am going to be apologetic....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AXAAXXXba aaccdaaee daaXbBdaaeB
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,11,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111010 111100001010 111010 111010 1101011100 111010101 111010101 11001 110001 010110010100 00101110101 01101111101 01000100111 111 111 111 111110101 0110110 111 111 1111 0110010 011100101 1101 11 11 11 100110 1101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 256
- Average number of words per stanza: 47
- Amount of lines: 29
- 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 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, you, come, think, it are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words don't, some are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines it, pretend are repeated).
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