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

At her Junior High School graduation,
she sings alone...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aab cdX eXf cfa Xbd Xgd egb XXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010111010 1101 0100101 01010010 1101000 011001 0110 100111 1011 10110110 01001010 1011011 1010010 10011 01010111 0101010 11101111 00110 001101 01010101 101011 0101100 11010110 111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 79
  • Average number of words per stanza: 15
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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