This is an analysis of the poem Any street that begins with:

Beauty has walked in the broad light
By night and day since Time began,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab cXcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 10110011 11111101 00110111 100101001 11010111 10010111 11001101 11101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 124
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; i is repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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