This is an analysis of the poem Before The Ice Is In The Pools that begins with:

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Before the ice is in the pools—... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXXX XaXa XXXX XXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 010100010 010101 1101111 0101010 0101110 010101 100110 00101 111010 101010 101010 101100 11110010 1111100 001110 10101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 86
  • Average number of words per stanza: 15
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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.

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  • summary of Before The Ice Is In The Pools;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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