This is an analysis of the poem The White Pall Of Peace that begins with:

Over the peaceful veldt,
Silently, snowflakes fall!... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa XbXb cXcX dada
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100101 100111 100110 1001001 1101111 0111101 1001111 111101 1011111 1011001 1001001 101111 1101101 1100111 110101 111001011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 118
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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.

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

  • summary of The White Pall Of Peace;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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