This is an analysis of the poem Fawn Ghazal that begins with:

Inside a snowy blanket which put the trees to sleep,
I heard a fawn....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa baba aXXX Xcca XcX Xc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,3,2,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0101010110101 1101 110101100101 10101 111010101010 1110 110101010100 10001 1111011111010 10100 11110101101000 110001 1110101111111 0101 0101010101011 1 10100010011010 100 11001100010001 010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 121
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (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; in, i are repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word fawn at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

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