This is an analysis of the poem Not Even For A Hasty Taste that begins with:
I understand your game too well.
And I don't want to play it....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaXba Xcbab abcdXb adXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,6,4,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11011111 1111010 111101000101 1101101 01101 1111110 11001 10011 11110101 1010010110 1111100010 0111100101 10111 001010 0100111101 11011001 11010101 01010010 01010101 0011
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 146
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
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.
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- summary of Not Even For A Hasty Taste;
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