This is an analysis of the poem A Star Converses With One Particular Star All Night Long that begins with:

My eyes are sleep-laden,
I return home taking with me songs of fallen crops!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBbaCc XdXXdX XddXXa aBbaC X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,5,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111110 1011100110101 1011100111011 0110100110110101 1101111 110111111 011011 111010110 1111010111110101 011101001001010101 0111110100001001010 100111010010111 110101 110101011010011101011 011010010111101 11100101111101010101 11100101001101100001001 1110011010101011001 1111110 1011100110101 1011100111011 0110100110110101 1101111 0100100101001100110101001101001010010111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 280
  • Average number of words per stanza: 51
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 61 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • 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; all, night, in, i, of, my are repeated.

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

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  • summary of A Star Converses With One Particular Star All Night Long;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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