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Analysis of “An American Draft Dodger in Thunder Bay” by Sam Roberts Look at the song lyrics the way you would at a poem, and identify the elements below (as many as are present in the song). 1) Number of stanzas: one six line stanza, two line stanza, two four line stanza, two more six line stanza, one more four line stanza, and an eight line stanza 2) Refrains or other forms of word repetition: “going where i can’t be found/ and i won't be coming around” and “no, i’m an American on the Canadian shield/ and im putting down roots in your frozen fields” 3) Rhyme scheme: not clear 4) Meter: not clear *If you need help with meter, go to: 5) Example of alliteration or assonance: Assonance: “ Going where I can't be found And I won't be coming 'round”

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