This is an analysis of the poem Lines Written From Home that begins with:

Though bleak these woods, and damp the ground
With fallen leaves so thickly strown,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXabcdcd cece fefe eded bebe dbdb egegXb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,4,4,4,4,4,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 11111101 01011101 11011101 01110101 10010111 11100101 100101101 011111001 111110011 11010111 11110101 010101001 11010111 11011101 11010011 11001101 11011111 11010011 11101101 01111111 11111101 01010101 11111101 01011101 01110111 11011101 01011101 01011101 11111110 11110101 11010101 11110101 10
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 147
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 33
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, my are repeated.

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

  • summary of Lines Written From Home;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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