This is an analysis of the poem Likability Was A Prerequisite that begins with:
Likability was a prerequisite,
For anyone they chose......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXXbCd XddX aXXabCXXd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10000100100 110011 01010 11111010 1111001 1110100100011 011001 11110111 010111000010011 1010011001 1101111111 1110100 111011001100 1 1111010 1111001 1 110100101010 01011
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 204
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- Amount of lines: 19
- 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:
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; they, to are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words they, someone are repeated.
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- summary of Likability Was A Prerequisite;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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