This is an analysis of the poem The League Of Youth that begins with:

There was never a hint, when I was a boy,
That the joy of the wilds might bring man joy;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccdd eeffbbaX aXffggee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 11100111101 1010011111 100110111 110010111 10100100101 001001101001 101101101001 010010001 10100111001 1100100111 1010011101 0101101101 0101100101 0011111111 010101111 111100100 110100101 101011001 110101111 111100101 1010100111 111001001001 110100111 1100100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 338
  • Average number of words per stanza: 67
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word of is repeated.

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

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

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