This is an analysis of the poem Keep Your Eyes On The Pitch that begins with:
Keep your eyes on the pitch.
Don't choke up! ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXb bCADBBEFgd Xegbb dX badh ag bgbe bCADBBEF ebd ifeihh edbeabb aXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,10,5,2,4,2,4,8,3,6,7,3,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111101 111 111 01101 1110111 1100111 1010010 0010011 1101 100001 1101 100100010 110010 1110110 100111111 11101001 1011 00111101 1111010 101001 11110 101101101 1111011011 101001111 1111111 1111011111 1111111 10101 10110110 1101 101101 1110111 1100111 1010010 0010011 1101 100001 1101 0101010010101 101 00101 10101 1101110101 1010111010 01110001 01101 11010010111 110101 111 0110 101110 1111111 10001101110 110100101011 1111111 10110111 1110010
- Amount of stanzas: 12
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 139
- Average number of words per stanza: 26
- Amount of lines: 57
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word don't is repeated.
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- summary of Keep Your Eyes On The Pitch;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
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