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

Where Feathertop frowns thro' the winter scud,
Where Buffalo broods on high,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcd bXbXaeae ddddefef eXeXbgbg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100110101 1101111 11010101 1010101 011100111 1011101 00010101 010101 11111101 1010110 101110101 110101 001011101 111101 111010011 010101 10010111 0010101 101111111 110111 1010101001 110111 01010101 0011101 11110111 1111000 11010101 011111 101110101 010100 10110101 010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 264
  • Average number of words per stanza: 48
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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