This is an analysis of the poem It Would Take The Enjoyment Out Of Doing It that begins with:

You can dress a dog in a suit.
Pedicure its nails....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaac Xdba efXgab X gbfX XX Xda aade ceaghbh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,6,1,4,2,3,4,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101001 10001 01011101 111010 01011 101 1101001 1001001 01000010001 10111 111000101100 1110101001 1101101 10110 001110 1 111101 10101010010 010000100 111011010110 1011101000110 1110110101001101 011 011 101110110111 1010101010 01011001010100 11 0001 101 101 1101110 1011100 110110011 11010 101
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 114
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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; it is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines it is repeated).

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  • summary of It Would Take The Enjoyment Out Of Doing It;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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