This is an analysis of the poem Keep Yourself Accessible that begins with:

Did you dropp your smile?
Something is missing on your face....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aba ccd D AED AaXee AEDe Adfed AXfbAEDADggDggDggADg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,1,3,5,4,5,20,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01111 10010111 11111011001 001 110100 01011 101 1100100 101 11011 1100100 11110100 10101001010 10101 0011111 1100100 101 11011 01110101 1100100 01011 101101 101011 01111011 1100100 0001011 10011 1 1100100 101 101 1100100 10111011 01 1 10111011 01 1 10111011 01 1 1100100 10111011 01
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 44
  • Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of Keep Yourself Accessible;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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