This is an analysis of the poem No Compass that begins with:
I don't need no compass.
No compass do I use, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AABCDXEFFXf Xeddd faeeabde AABCDdEFFdfX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,5,8,12,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111110 110111 0111100 11010 01111 100101 1100010 00010111 0101011010 1010001 0010010011 1000101 001000010000 101010101 1100010 11111 100011101100 11001001 0111010010 10100110100111 10011001110 1010101 01001101 1111000101 111110 110111 0111100 11010 01111 1001001 1100010 00010111 0101011010 111 010100001010 0011111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 277
- Average number of words per stanza: 51
- Amount of lines: 36
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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, to are repeated.
The author used the same word living at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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- summary of No Compass;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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