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

Star, my only star,
in the poverty of the night, alone, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbbaXXcca
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101 0010000101 110111 010011 1111 11001010 01110101 110101 1011101 10101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 272
  • Average number of words per stanza: 51
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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 it:

  • summary of Star;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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