This is an analysis of the poem Morning On The Lièvre that begins with:

Far above us where a jay
Screams his matins to the day, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabcdebce ffghghgigiaabjbj khkllhkfhkhdXdfdXXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,16,19,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011101 1010001 1011100 1010001 0010111 1010001 0010101 1010101 111 1010111 1011101 1010101 0010101 00101001 0010101 0010101 0010001 0010101 1010101 0010101 101 0010101 1010101 0011111 101 0010101 1010101 1010101 0010101 1011111 0010101 0011101 101 1010101 0010101 1011101 1011101 1010110 1110101 00100101 1010111 1110111 0010101 101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 414
  • Average number of words per stanza: 76
  • Amount of lines: 44
  • 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:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words of, and are repeated.

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

  • summary of Morning On The Lièvre;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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