This is an analysis of the poem Live I Did And Still Do that begins with:
Wrong I may have been,
When decisions then were made....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AbcdXcd cbXXbc AbXXcbXaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,6,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11110 1010101 001101011 11011100 111100 001011 10100011 1101101 111 111010 0100100100 100111 111101101 11110 1100101 1111110 1011 1010111111 110 111001 01011111 011011100
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 213
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 22
- 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 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; i is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word as is repeated.
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- summary of Live I Did And Still Do;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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