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

Creep into my heart, creep in, creep in,
Afar from the fret, the toil and the din,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbcaaddeeCC
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100111010 0100101101 1001010101 1111111101 10011 10110111101 100100101 111110111 10111011011 101010101 111111101 10011 10011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 500
  • Average number of words per stanza: 95
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (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; as, creep, and are repeated.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines heart is repeated).

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

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