This is an analysis of the poem Summer Song that begins with:
I looked into my heart to write
And found a desert there....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abccb Deffe ffeXf DgaaX XhddhXDgccg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,11,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 11001101 110101 11110111 101101001 001001 11011101 111010 10011001 110100101 100100 11010111 1100101 11110111 11010101 010011 11011101 1100010 11100101 010110101 1101010 11111101 1111001 11011101 01011011 010101 11011101 11001010 11110111 11010111 1111110
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 153
- Average number of words per stanza: 30
- Amount of lines: 30
- 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:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i, my are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word the is repeated.
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- summary of Summer Song;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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