This is an analysis of the poem Honey Dripping From The Comb that begins with:
How slight a thing may set one's fancy drifting
Upon the dead sea of the Past!--A view--... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abaX cbcb dede ffff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 11011111010 0101100101 01110101010 011111 1100110101 0111000101 1101010101 011101 1111010101 0101010111 1100010101 001101 1111110101 1001110101 1101010101 110111
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 148
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
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; so is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Honey Dripping From The Comb;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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