This is an analysis of the poem A Poet’s Thought that begins with:
TELL me, what is a poet’s thought?
Is it on the sudden born? ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abaab babba cacca
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 11100101 0010101 0000111 0010101 111001 1010001 1011101 1010111 0011101 10101 1110001 1010101 10010111 10010101 00101
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 157
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; it is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word is is repeated.
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- summary of A Poet’s Thought;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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