This is an analysis of the poem Too Too 'Fisticated that begins with:

You're sophisticated!
So sophisticated....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AAXB AAXB CbXB CbXB AAXB AAXB CbXB CbXB AAXB AAXB CbXB CbXB dXdXdXB dXdXdXB XEFXEFGEE XEF XB XEFGEE XB AAXB AAXB
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,7,7,9,3,2,6,2,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101010 101010 111000 11101 101010 101010 111000 11101 11011011 1 1111000 11101 1101111 1 1111000 11101 101010 101010 111000 11101 101010 101010 111000 11101 11011011 1 1111000 11101 1101111 1 1111000 11101 101010 101010 111000 11101 101010 101010 111000 11101 11011011 1 1111000 11101 1101111 1 1111000 11101 1 1111000 1 1111000 1 1111000 11101 1 1111000 1 1111000 1 1111000 11101 10 101 1101 10 101 1101 11 1101 11011101 10 101 1101 1111000 11101 10 101 1101 11 1101 11011101 1111000 11101 101010 101010 111000 11101 101010 101010 111000 11101
  • Amount of stanzas: 21
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 88
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 92
  • Average number of symbols per line: 19 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 3
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; too is repeated.

    The author used the same words you're, i, yes, comeon at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines sophisticated is repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word relate at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Too Too 'Fisticated;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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