This is an analysis of the poem War And Not To Love that begins with:
Will we be,
Okay when conflicts leave us? ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABCbC ABDE XfcXf ABCbC ABDE GFhGHhGIJ GFhGHhGIJ ABbGIJ ABbGIJ GIJXgjh
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,5,5,4,9,9,6,6,7,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 010 1111011 10111 1 110101 1010 100001011 1011 1111101 10100101011 0111011 1010011101 10101010 111101000101 010 1111011 10111 1 110101 1010 100001011 1011 1111101 11101 101010111110101 1 11101 1010101110101010 1 11101 101 1101 11101 101010111110101 1 11101 1010101110101010 1 11101 101 1101 010 1111011 1 11101 101 1101 1010 100001011 1 11101 101 1101 11101 101 1101 111101 01 11011
- Amount of stanzas: 11
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
- Average number of words per stanza: 24
- Amount of lines: 59
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 4
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, and are repeated.
The author used the same word war at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word overdone at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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