This is an analysis of the poem Vull A Man that begins with:
No, I’m a man, I’m vull a man,
You beat my manhood, if you can.... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXXbcbcaA XXcccacaAA bbddXbbbAA aaXXeaeaAA
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,10,10,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11011101 11111011 10010111 110111111 01110101 01010101 01110101 01010101 11110101 1101 01110111 11011111 11010111 11111101 11101101 01011011 11110110 11111101 11110101 1101 11011101 11011101 11010101 010101011 11101101 11011111 11011111 01111101 11110101 1101 111111111 11011101 11010111 101111111 11011111 11111101 11111111 11011111 11110101 1101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 333
- Average number of words per stanza: 75
- Amount of lines: 40
- Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, man, vull are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words you, the, i, an are repeated.
The poet repeated the same word man at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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