This is an analysis of the poem Youth that begins with:

Mood of youth,
Mood of youth,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AAbbbAAcccAAddeeAAaeeAAAAff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 27,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101 101 1011101 1000101 1010111 101 101 1111101 10111110 1011101 101 101 1110101 0010101 10111010 00101010 101 101 1011101 10111110 101011010 101 101 101 101 10101010 10111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 695
  • Average number of words per stanza: 123
  • Amount of lines: 27
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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, youth are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words mood, blood, dream, joy are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines youth is repeated).

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  • summary of Youth;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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