This is an analysis of the poem Not Being Supportive that begins with:
The more I subject myself to listen to you...
The more inclined I find I should, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbcdebc baddX eXXe fX ceeXXfX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,5,4,2,7,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 011011101001 01011111 111011 010011 11111101100 1100010 1010100101 1011101001 11110001 1101111110101 111101101 000100100101 1010111111 11110011111 111001 111001011101 1110110110010011 11110 11111 1010111 1110010011 111101110101 111001111110001010 01000 111110 1110111101011
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 203
- Average number of words per stanza: 38
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, and, you are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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