This is an analysis of the poem The Wind Was There that begins with:

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all was in flight... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a BacaXd efaXg efbecghf X Bafdfg X aXXfhgfhh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,6,5,8,1,6,1,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 1101 11001 100110 10100001 110010 100001 1010001 1010001 110001 101110101 1101000 1010001 11010101 10010101 111101 1100001 11111101 10111001010 10100011100101 1 1101 1000101 1111010101 11010111 11010011 10111 1 111101 10110 010101 110110001 11 01110111 11010001 1101000101 111101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 128
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 37
  • 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.

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

  • summary of The Wind Was There;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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