This is an analysis of the poem The Investiture that begins with:

WE will walk by the grating of the park,
When the Great Bear is growing dark,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbX ccdX deXeX X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,4,5,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1011010001 10110101 11110101 01010011 0101100 11010010 10110010 1110101 00101100 1100101 11110101 010011101 01011101 00101100 01011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 123
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 The Investiture;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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