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

    The stranger walks into the dark room where the two men sit at the table and talk of travel. The stranger joins in the...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
  • Stanza lengths (in strings):
  • Closest metre:
  • –°losest rhyme:
  • –°losest stanza type:
  • Guessed form:
  • Metre:
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 601
  • Average number of words per stanza: 106
  • Amount of lines: 1
  • Average number of symbols per line: 601 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 106
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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