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

An animal face in the brown green
Glows shyly to me, the bushes smolder....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X a b X X b a X X X a X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110010011 1100101010 1010111101 010101101 011011 1101010101 1110010110 1101010110 110101011101 011110101 0010110 11010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 12
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 37
  • Average number of words per stanza: 7
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 Age;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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