This is an analysis of the poem The Legend Of The Aspen that begins with:

THE QUESTION.
DEAR to the bright cerulean sky ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bbbbccddeeffgghh h iiiidbdbjkjkcggciibbkkkkffccggdjjXjjffaaaiiijjddkddkiaaiccffggaababallmhhmnn
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,16,1,76,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010 10011001 1000100101 101010101 01111111 11000101 1101001001 00110001 10010101 01010101 01010101 10110101 111101001 110100111 01010101 110101010 110111110 010 100110001 11010101 11011101 11011101 110100111 10011001 011101001 010100101 11010001 110111001 10010101 010101001 10010001 1101101 01110111 11010111 11011101 01010101 01011101 010101001 11111 1111 11011 11011 1111 1101 11011111 11010111 11001111 01010101 110100101 0101 0101 1100110001 11110101 01111101 010101001 01010101 01010101 111111001 111100101 01010111 11000101 110011111 11011101 01111101 11110101 010011101 11010101 10011101 01011101 10011111 11010101 110110111 10111101 10110101 11010101 01010101 10110111 10110101 10111101 01010101 11101111 01010101 01110111 11010111 11010101 11011101 01000111 1100101001 11110101 110101110 110101010 01011101 11010101 111110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 834
  • Average number of words per stanza: 144
  • Amount of lines: 94
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; weep, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, weep, no, and are repeated.

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

  • summary of The Legend Of The Aspen;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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