This is an analysis of the poem Song Of Myself, XXXVIII that begins with:
Enough! enough! enough!
Somehow I have been stunn'd. Stand back!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xaba XcbXdcX dcXc Xc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,7,4,2,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 010101 11110111 1101010111110110 1010111010010001 11101010101 11101010110100110110 1111001011111101011010 10101 1101010010 01011011100100010101 101101100101 11101000110101100010010 11111111111001 11100011110011 010110110101000 1001011110 010110100101100
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 233
- Average number of words per stanza: 40
- Amount of lines: 17
- Average number of symbols per line: 54 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 9
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; enough, and, i, that, could are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words that, i are repeated.
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- summary of Song Of Myself, XXXVIII;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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