This is an analysis of the poem Eastern Song that begins with:

I think that thou wert born for this—
To set the poet's vision burning, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababccddc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111110 010101010 01100101 111101010 01111111 11110101 111111010 111111010 110100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 348
  • Average number of words per stanza: 65
  • Amount of lines: 9
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; to, by are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word to is repeated.

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  • summary of Eastern Song;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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