This is an analysis of the poem The Brook. (From The Spanish) that begins with:
Laugh of the mountain! -- lyre of bird and tree!
Pomp of the meadow! mirror of the morn!... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abbaccccdaddaX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
- Metre: 1001010111 1001110001 0101010111 0111001101 111001100101 0101011101 0111010101 1101111101 10111101010 10110101001 1101111101 101101001110 1101000111 110101010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 639
- Average number of words per stanza: 111
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
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; of, thy 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 The Brook. (From The Spanish);
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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