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

At the meeting of the waters
Where the dark tree shadows play... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Ababcddc aeXececX aeXeafaf Ababghgh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10100010 1011111 10001110 10101001 10101010 1011101 1011111 11101010 11101010 1010101 10101100 1010101 100101110 1111111 10111010 1111111 11111110 1111101 10111100 1011101 11001010 0010101 11111110 1010011 10100010 1111111 10101110 0010101 11101010 1010101 1100111110 1110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 263
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • 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 Wangaratta;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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