This is an analysis of the poem The Sun Has Burst The Sky that begins with:

The sun has burst the sky
Because I love you...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBc cBaXXBd Xbdb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,7,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic trimeter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 011101 01111 101001 011011 01111 111100110001 110101000111 010101 01111 001111111011 010100111 111 11101011110 100101111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 147
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.

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

    The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of The Sun Has Burst The Sky;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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