This is an analysis of the poem The Twelve that begins with:
There by some wrinkled stones round a leafless tree
With beards askew, their eyes dull and wild...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XabacXaXbcccdadaXeee
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 11110110101 010111111 11010100100 1000100101001 1111010001 1110110100 110110111 010010110 01100010100 101101001 00010110101 001000101101 1001001001 10110101101 1101110001 1101001101 10110011011 101011011 0110110101 0011011101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 871
- Average number of words per stanza: 157
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of The Twelve;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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