This is an analysis of the poem Not Try To Keep Up A Pace that begins with:
You've got to live life right,
To make it......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: AAB BBCB BBCB AABBXAABB
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110111 010 10101111 11111110101 0111 1101 00111 11111110101 0111 1101 00111 110111 010 10101111 11101101 110111 010 10101111 11101101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 102
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 19
- Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, to are repeated.
The author used the same words do, you've at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same words face, pace at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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