This is an analysis of the poem In Suspicious Pieces that begins with:
You've got my heart locked up.
And I'm not in a conscious focus......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AbXXXX ACD EfBA EfBA ACDD ACDD EfBACDD ACD ACD ACDXACD
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,3,4,4,4,4,7,3,3,7,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111111 101001010 1101101 0111 11001001 110101001 111111 001010 11110011 11111 10 0011010111 10100011101 11111 10 0011010111 10100011101 111111 001010 11110011 11110011 111111 001010 11110011 11110011 11111 10 0011010111 111111 001010 11110011 11110011 111111 001010 1111100111 111111 001010 1111100111 111111 001010 1111100111 111111 001010 1111100111
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 122
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 44
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; i is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.
The author used the same words you've, my at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same words stop, deal, feel at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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