This is an analysis of the poem Our Journey Had Advanced; that begins with:

Our journey had advanced;
Our feet were almost come... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcb XcXc XaXa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101 110111 01110101 010011 111101 110101 01010101 010001 011101 01011 10001101 1111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 104
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Our Journey Had Advanced;;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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