This is an analysis of the poem The Point Of View: Ii that begins with:

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In the wood of lost causes, the valley of tears,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a babaccXX X acXcbbXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,8,1,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 1 001011001001 11111101001 11011101101 101001011001 111001001001 011111101001 111111110100 11101011001 1 111011111111 001001101101 11001011111 101001011001 111001101011 011111111001 010111010110 11101001001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 212
  • Average number of words per stanza: 43
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, night, it, and are repeated.

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  • summary of The Point Of View: Ii;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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