This is an analysis of the poem Never Would Obeyed that begins with:

You are hooked onto something,
You can not see has ended....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCDB eeffX XXgbgb gb BBDHBBDHBBDHBBDIB ABCDB BBDHBBDHBBDIBHBXBHBX BXABCDBBBDIB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,6,2,17,5,20,12,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111010 1111110 1100011 10101 111 11111101 110100100 101100010 101011010 10101 11101110111 100110101 010011111 11101111 1111101 11111111 100110 11010101 11101 110001 00101 11 11101 110001 00101 11 11101 110001 00101 11 11101 110001 00101 1011 110101 1111010 1111110 1100011 10101 111 11101 110001 00101 11 11101 110001 00101 11 11101 110001 00101 1011 110101 11 10101 1 110101 11 10101 1 10101 1111010 1111110 1100011 10101 111 11101 110001 00101 1011 110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 193
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 71
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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; to is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words you, things are repeated.

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

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Never Would Obeyed;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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