This is an analysis of the poem The Son that begins with:
Father, I wait thy word. The sun doth stand
Beneath the mingling line of night and day,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdefefgg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: Shakespearean sonnet
- Metre: 1011110111 01010010111 01001010101 0101010101 010101001010 1111010101 01011101010 11001110111 0110010101 0110010101 1111011101 01110100101 1001011101 11010001111101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 619
- Average number of words per stanza: 110
- Amount of lines: 14
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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.
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- summary of The Son;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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