This is an analysis of the poem Like Two Radiant Lips that begins with:

The vineyards were golden,
Foxes with their exhausted young...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdaceXfXaaXXgfhXhXXXXXcXXXXgedXXcbfX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 38,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010010 10010101 00100010 1010010 10101101 010110110 111110101 10111110 1100101 1101 100110 110101010 1001 0110011 010001 01011110 11011 100110 10001 01111101011010 01111111 1101110 111010 1101111 1100010110 0010011 1001 11100 110100100 101001010 11111 011100 0110 11101 01101 111110 111001 00100100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1098
  • Average number of words per stanza: 207
  • Amount of lines: 38
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ', you are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words at, the are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ' is repeated).

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  • summary of Like Two Radiant Lips;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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