This is an analysis of the poem In Your Possession that begins with:
If there is something you can do,
That is guaranteed to succeed! ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XabXc b XXad cbXXXd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,1,4,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01010111 10101001 001110 0101011 111000 110101 10111010 10110001 10100101001 0010010 1110011110 110100001001 10101110101 11010111 101010 0100
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 127
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
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; you is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word be is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of In Your Possession;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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