This is an analysis of the poem A Song Of Derivations that begins with:
I come from nothing; but from where
Come the undying thoughts I bear?... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aabba ccaac ddddd eeffe ggeeX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,5,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11010101 10010111 110110111 00110001 11010001 1110100110 111101110 011110111 11011101 1111011110 11110111 100101101 01010101 11011101 01000101 10111101 11111111 01000101 110100111 0111011 01010100 01011101 11011101 10010101 10010100
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 174
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 25
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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; from, and, my are repeated.
The author used the same word i at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
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- summary of A Song Of Derivations;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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