This is an analysis of the poem Song Of The Golden Sea that begins with:

Sing, ye ripening fields of wheat,
Sing to the breezes passing by,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab acac adad eded fefe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 11100101 10010101 11100111 10010101 11111111 10111111 1111111 11111111 010100111 110100101 100100101 111101101 11011101 10111111 10011111 001110101 1110101 11100011 10011111 010100111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 146
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; sing, and, that are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word sing is repeated.

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  • summary of Song Of The Golden Sea;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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