This is an analysis of the poem The Lure that begins with:
“WHAT bait do you use,' said a Saint to the Devil,
When you fish where the souls of men abound?' ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXaXXXbbX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111101010010 1111010110 111010101010 11110111 11101010111 10101101111 10111 00111 11100100111
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 374
- Average number of words per stanza: 82
- Amount of lines: 9
- Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; ' is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines ' is repeated).
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- summary of The Lure;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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