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

The night soaks itself
along the shore of the river...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xabc C dXXd C abddXC
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,1,4,1,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 01101 01010010 101001 010101 010101 10011 0101001 0101010 0110110 010101 01010110 110011 1001110 100111 010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 65
  • Average number of words per stanza: 12
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • 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 Serenata;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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