This is an analysis of the poem Invocation that begins with:
Ha, ha, gods and kings; fill high, one and all;
Drink, drink! shout and drink! mad respond to... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abaXXXcc dddbbX aXadXdd XdXddcXcc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,6,7,9,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 111111111111 111111010 01 1111110101 1 1111100100 1 11111001 1010111100 1 1100111011 10110101011 1111100101 101101101 101001110001 10100100110 1 111110001011 1110110110 1 11011011 111111100 1 011011100 1 1011111101 1 1111110110 1 111001001
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 241
- Average number of words per stanza: 44
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 6
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; and, fill, drink, tide, who, in, with are repeated.
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- summary of Invocation;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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