This is an analysis of the poem Song Of The Hearth that begins with:

Welcome Winter, how cracks your ice?
Fills your snow the valleys?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXXXcbc XdXecdcX effbXadd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101111 111010 111011101 111001 11110100 111110 1110101 1110101 101110100 1101 10011111 101001 10101101 11101 11111101 01101 1110011 11111 111101 0101110 111111001 1111 11000111 0110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 241
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

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  • summary of Song Of The Hearth;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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