This is an analysis of the poem You Have No Idea What You Are Up Against that begins with:
You have no idea what you are up against.
And yet you have been conditioned, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABX cdcaXbc ABX eXeXXXdcc ABXe
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,7,3,9,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111010111101 11110010 010101100 01110010010 010100010 01100 10001 1110100 110101 1000100 111010111101 11110010 010101100 000111010 101011100 01001010 101101 11111 111101 011101 101111 1100011010 111010111101 11110010 010101100 1011
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 168
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, to are repeated.
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- summary of You Have No Idea What You Are Up Against;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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