This is an analysis of the poem To Wordsworth that begins with:

Thine is a strain to read among the hills,
The old and full of voices;–by the source ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcc dadaee cacaff XgbgeXXdedeee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,13,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1001010101 0111010001 01111100101 0101011001 10101111101 0111010011 10110101010 00110101010 11011111010 11110101010 1111001101 1001010101 1111110101 1111010111 1011011101 1011010111 1011010111 1011011101 1101101101 110010111001 11110110101 01010100101 0011011101 11110100100 1111001111 1111010111 01001010101 11001010101 0101110111 1101110111001
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 281
  • Average number of words per stanza: 50
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, with are repeated.

    The author used the same word or at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of To Wordsworth;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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