This is an analysis of the poem Poetry (Sonnet) that begins with:

The life’s chance and creative spirit
United painfully in you,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abca cXcX ddXXdbd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic tetrameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 011101010 01010001 11010101 1011101100 00110101 11011101 010001001 1100101 010001010 011111010 11111101 11111110 10010101 100111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 124
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; s, and are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Poetry (Sonnet);
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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