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

It started up, our true Chalak,
Raced across the mountain flank,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXabXbaccXc X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01011110 1010101 11110101 011100101 11101101 0011101 11010101 1011101 1010111 1000101 1011101 10011 1
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 183
  • Average number of words per stanza: 33
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 25 (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 your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Illusion;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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