This is an analysis of the poem The Call Of The Bush that begins with:

Three roads there are that climb and wind
Amongst the hills, and leave behind...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb bbcc ddee XXcc ffaa aaee bbddXccbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111111 01011101 01010101 01010101 10111101 11010101 01010101 11011001 01011011 10100101 11011100 11111111 11110101 10010100 01010111 01011001 10111111 01110111 111100101 0010101 1100101 11010101 11011111 01010101 110010101 11000101 110010111 11010101 10010001 11111111 01000101 11110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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  • summary of The Call Of The Bush;
  • central theme;
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  • history of its creation;
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