This is an analysis of the poem Is It That Kept Specific that begins with:
Is it that kept specific,
What it is you feel....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABABCD efffXeXee ABABCDXa gFga CFCAXabFfcCFCAAa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,9,8,4,16,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 0011010 10011 0011010 11101 1111011 10101101 11110101 10100100 110100110 01011001 1 11100101 0101110 111110100 101101100 0011010 10011 0011010 11101 1111011 10101101 11001101 1010 01101010101 111100 101101011101 10011101 01101011101 110101000 1011010101001 101111010 0001010 100101 111100 0011001100 1 01101011101 110101000 1011010101001 101111010 101111010 100111101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 224
- Average number of words per stanza: 44
- Amount of lines: 42
- 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:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it, you, that are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word why is repeated.
The author used the same word if at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines specific is repeated).
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