This is an analysis of the poem Under Pressure that begins with:
Don't let it be......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABC A CDXC A BCA E ABAB AEAFABABAEAF CDXC A BCA E ABC ABCABCAA XAXAXAXAXAXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,1,4,1,3,1,4,12,4,1,3,1,3,8,12,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1010 1100 11101 1010 1110111 1010010 101101 0011 1010 1100 11101 11010 11101101 1010 1011001 1010 1011001 110 1100 110 11000 110 1011001 110 1011001 110 1100 110 11000 1110111 1010010 101101 0011 1010 1100 11101 11010 11101101 1010 1100 11101 1010 1100 11101 11010 1100 11101 11010 1010 1011 1010 111 1010 1011 1010 111 1010 1011 1010 111 11
- Amount of stanzas: 15
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 81
- Average number of words per stanza: 14
- Amount of lines: 61
- Average number of symbols per line: 19 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 3
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; be, dee are repeated.
The author used the same word under 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 pressure is repeated).
The poet repeated the same word pressure at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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