This is an analysis of the poem Part I: Visions In The Smoke that begins with:

Rest, and be thankful ! On the verge
Of the tall cliff rugged and grey,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcbcX deddedfdf gegehhhh igighbhX jgjgdgdg bbbdbbbbX khkhlmXmeheh XenXobob pgpgqjqj fkfkdidi bmbmpmpX ljljcfcf hghggngn hfhfihih ememghgh fmfmkfke bbkbbbkhhhheieibnXndodoililimim
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,9,8,8,8,9,12,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,31,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 11010101 00111011 111010101 1101101 011110101 1101101 0010110111 0100101 00100111101 00111101 1110100101 0011100101 1100111 101010101 101110110 110101101 001001010 01110100111 11110010 010101111 001001010 1010100101 0101010 00100111111 01111110 0111100101 01100101 11110100101 10100111 110010111 01001101 10100101001 100101 111011100 00111101 101001101001 10100111 110101111 1101111 1111101110 1100101 0111000101 10101011001 110011101 11110110 011111111 10101100101 1010101101 111110101 111010110 10100101101 10101111 1010010101 00100101 011101101 10101110 010110101 11110110 10101001001 10101101 1010011101 0100101 01010111111 0100101 0100101001 111111111 1100100101 10100111 1110110101 1111001 011111001 10101001 10111011001 1100111 1010011101 10011101 1010111001 0100011 110111001 11001010 110011101 11011110 110101111 0110111 1100101111 10101101 111010101 001101010 110111101 01111110 111110111 10001010 1011110101 10111101 010110111 111101 1010111101 1110101 10010111 01011010 011111101 00101010 0100110101 11001001 110101101 1110101 110010101 1100111 1100101101 0100111 11111111 11110010 0100100101 11011110 110110111 1101111 001101101101 0101101 11010101 01111010 0100100101 111010010 110101111 101001011 0110111001 1100111 11011111 11001010 11011101 1001110 1100111101 001001110 01101111111 101101010 111010111 1110100101 01101001 1101101101 1100110101 1011010101 1010111 1011100101 10101011 010100101 00101011 1010100101 1010101 10011101101 10101101 010100101 01000101 10101110 101001101 01110111 10100101 1010111101 1111101 1011101101 11111101 10101111011 10101001 1101111011 101110110 1011111011 01111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 17
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 373
  • Average number of words per stanza: 69
  • Amount of lines: 165
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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; and, of, they, in, my, 'they're, ', they're, may, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words with, did, the, she's, and, when, they're, though are repeated.

    The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Part I: Visions In The Smoke;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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