This is an analysis of the poem Aghadoe that begins with:

There's a glade in Aghadoe, Aghadoe, Aghadoe,
There 's a green and silent glade in Aghadoe,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,5,4,5,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101010 11011101010 11111111110001 10111101010 11010101010 11011101010 1110010011111 110101010 111111101010 1111101010 1111011101001 1 1010010010 111101101010 1011101010 100101011110101 1010111010 1110111001010 0010001010 1110111101011 1 1010101010 11010101010 1010011010 11101011111101 1110111010 101001101010 1010101010 11111110110111 1111111010
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 200
  • Average number of words per stanza: 38
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • 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; aghadoe, in, glade, and, to, from are repeated.

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

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

    The poet repeated the same word aghadoe at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of Aghadoe;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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