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

Walking through a field with my little brother Seth
I pointed to a place where kids had made angels in the snow....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXa b Xb c d a c bdX d X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,3,1,2,1,1,1,1,3,1,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101010110101 110001111110001 1110111101010 10110111101 111110111010 110101001 01110101010 11110110 11011111000 101010011 10100111101 01110100110 11011001010 010011001110 101011010111010 11011010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 68
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (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; i is repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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