This is an analysis of the poem Substance Abuse that begins with:
I remember those days,
That seem not too long ago......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdeXe dXaXcabfcf degfafgfXgX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,10,11,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101011 1111101 01011 1101 11001 01010 00010010 111101 01011010 0101010010 1001110100 110010 100101101001 01 01010100010 00100110 010 101 010110010 1001000100 110101000001 11101111001 01001010011010 0001001 1110101010 1101 00101011 110100001001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 292
- Average number of words per stanza: 45
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; to is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Substance Abuse;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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