This is an analysis of the poem Just Gimme Whatcha Got that begins with:
I don't ever want to find the time,
To try to define you! ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABC DBCCE X ABC DBCCE CFCFCGCH CFCFCGCH DBCCE X CFCFCGCHXCCE
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,5,1,3,5,8,8,5,1,12,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111010101 010011 110101 111010111 010011 110101 11101 10110101 1 111010101 010011 110101 111010111 010011 110101 11101 10110101 110101 1100010 110101 1000010 110101 0101100 110101 010011 110101 1100010 110101 1000010 110101 0101100 110101 010011 111010111 010011 110101 11101 10110101 1 110101 1100010 110101 1000010 110101 0101100 110101 010011 110101 11101 10110101
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 113
- Average number of words per stanza: 22
- Amount of lines: 50
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.
The author used the same words i, just at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word dreams at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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