This is an analysis of the poem The Artist that begins with:
Why do you subdue yourself in golds and purples?
Why do you dim yourself with folded silks? ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XXXXaXXbbcca cX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,2,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic tetrameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 111011001110 1111100101 1111111101010101 11111001101110 11110110 110 11110110 10110110 111010111010 1110101110 111110 10 101110 1111111110100
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 271
- Average number of words per stanza: 51
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; you, in, and are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words why, how, you are repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines water, tremble are repeated).
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- summary of The Artist;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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