This is an analysis of the poem I Wouldn'T Want You To Miss It that begins with:

I want you to come to the wedding.
'Who's wedding? '...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbXcdbX cbXXXXad
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111010010 1101 1 1 1110 11010 1 10011 1111111 1111 11011 111011011 1 01 11110010 11011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 160
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 19 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words i, when are repeated.

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase when connects the lines.

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  • summary of I Wouldn'T Want You To Miss It;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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