This is an analysis of the poem No Figment Am I that begins with:

No figment am I to contrive to fit,
Fabricated concoctions......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaacaadc ccedXccbaXaeefXa XXfabfa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,16,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101100101 1010010 001101101 111010 01010010 110101101 11101 1100100001111 010010101010 1111010 1010111111 11101010 10010101 01111111 111010011001 00110011 01010100101 111010101 01010 01110100010 111101011010 01101010 101010011011 1101110100 10011111110 11111 111110100101 111111010 010101001101 0101010000010001 10011110001 1110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 380
  • Average number of words per stanza: 69
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, i are repeated.

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

    The author used the same word i 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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  • summary of No Figment Am I;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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