This is an analysis of the poem The Wind Is Blowin' that begins with:

My tired horse nickers for his own home bars;
A hoof clicks out a spark....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabacC dbdbcC eaeacC fcfccC
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 11011010111 011101 0111000101 011101 0111000101 0101011111 01110011111 0111101 0111010111 110101 0111011101 0101011111 01110110101 1110111 1111010111 011011 0101010101 0101011111 1101010101 010111 0111011111 0111011 1101010101 0101011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 226
  • Average number of words per stanza: 47
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of The Wind Is Blowin';
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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