This is an analysis of the poem My Addictive Mixture Gets Ya! that begins with:

You're gonna look for me one day,
And recite....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCBCBBB dABCbB CBBB ECECECEC dABCbB XECECECEC ABCBCBBB aeCECECECXEEEC
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,4,8,6,9,8,14,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011111 101 1001010111 111 11001011101 1011101 110110100111 1011101 1110 11111 101 1001010111 1 11 11001011101 1011101 110110100111 1011101 10101011 1001011101 10101011 1010111 10101011 1001011101 10101011 1010111 110 11111 101 1001010111 1 11 0 10101011 1001011101 10101011 1010111 10101011 1001011101 10101011 1010111 11011111 101 1001010111 111 11001011101 1011101 110110100111 1011101 011 0101011 1001011101 10101011 1010111 10101011 1001011101 10101011 1010111 10101011 10101011 10101011 1010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 196
  • Average number of words per stanza: 35
  • Amount of lines: 62
  • 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 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; my, addictive, mixture, gets, ya are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word my is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ya is repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word head at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of My Addictive Mixture Gets Ya!;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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