This is an analysis of the poem Vision Of Columbus – Book 3 that begins with:

Now, twice twelve years, the children of the skies
Beheld in peace their growing empire rise;... full text

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 858,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
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  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 39452
  • Average number of words per stanza: 6847
  • Amount of lines: 858
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; their, in, of, and, his, thy, to, or, that, what, they, me, each, with, he are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, to, in, his, some, a, where, each, he are repeated.

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

  • summary of Vision Of Columbus – Book 3;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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