This is an analysis of the poem More Of It To Give that begins with:
What have you done to him?
The me I knew and grew to love....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABcdX AccXdXABbbd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,11,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 111101 01111101 110101111 11011 011001111 111101 0111110 1111000101 1001000010 1111100 111101 01111101 11110110001 11110111001 11101010110010
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 170
- Average number of words per stanza: 37
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.
The author used the same word what at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word it at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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