This is an analysis of the poem The Coyote that begins with:

Trailing the last gleam after,
In the valleys emptied of light,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababXcXd efefccbbXddddccbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,17,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1001110 00101001 10010010 1001001 100101100 100101100 1001001 0011101 10010110 11011001 10110010 1001101 101100100 100110100 1011001 1001101 110101010 10011111 10010010 1001010 100100100 1011000100 1101101 100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 247
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; our is repeated.

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

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