This is an analysis of the poem Street Circus that begins with:

A small circus is amazing;
It’s for kids who are merry and bright;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaXbXbc XXdccdc Xebeded fXfgddXgg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,7,7,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01100010 011111011 10110110 101011110 111001011011 1000101 01011100101 01101101 01 10100011010 001001001 11101 1110010 101101101 010010010 01 11110101 0001001 00110111101 10101001010 10101101001 110111010 100011001 1011111 111011101 11100101 1101010111 10101011 11011011001 1010110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 213
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; and, see, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words see, and, i 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 Street Circus;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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