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

ONCE, deep in thought, I, passing 'neath some trees,
Beheld a troop of maidens gathering flowers; ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXXXXXXbXXXccdXeXXXXXXXXXXXbbXXXXefefddcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 42,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101110111 100101010010 11110101110 111111111010 111111001 0111011111011 10011 110011 11011 1110010 111 101 1111101 101011 10001 10111 1100010011001 010010110011 101011 111011 1100101 110101 11101 111001 111 111 101011 101001 10111 11101 00110 111011 10011 1011 1011101 110101 110101 100111 11011101 110011101 11111111 011011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1304
  • Average number of words per stanza: 248
  • Amount of lines: 42
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word one is repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ' is repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase ' connects the lines.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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