This is an analysis of the poem The Skylark that begins with:
Bird of the wilderness,
Blithesome and cumberless,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXbAAB ccdeed ffbggb hhbAAB
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 100100 1001100 10110101111 100100 101101 1001001001 101111 100101 1101001101 111101 111100 11001011011 1011101 1011101 10011011001 100101 100101 1001011001 110101 100101 1011011010 100100 101101 1001001001
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 185
- Average number of words per stanza: 34
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; thy, love, o'er are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words where, o'er, over are repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of The Skylark;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
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