This is an analysis of the poem Cantico Del Sole that begins with:

The thought of what America would be like
If the Classics had a wide circulation...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABcDaBceeXDDABXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010100101 00101011010 111011 01010100 010110001010100101 00101011010 11011 11001101110 1101110 10101 01010100 01010100 01010100101 00101011010 1111 101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 707
  • Average number of words per stanza: 97
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 Cantico Del Sole;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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