This is an analysis of the poem Many Years Have Now Passed that begins with:
I was a young patriotic Black man back then.
Wanting to protect 'my' country....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xabba Xbbcdbee dcXde
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,8,5,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110110101111 10001110 110 110011 110100001010 1111100 1000101 11100100 111011 11010100010011 0010111010 10110 1001111 111101010 1100111 1110011111 01010110110 101001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 194
- Average number of words per stanza: 35
- Amount of lines: 18
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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.
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 words my, i are repeated.
The author used the same word and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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- summary of Many Years Have Now Passed;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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