This is an analysis of the poem A Polar Explorer that begins with:

All the huskies are eaten. There is no space
left in the diary, And the beads of quick ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcddc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10101101011 10010010101 11010010100101 100101010100101 10110010110101 1010010100101 110110000111 10110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 412
  • Average number of words per stanza: 74
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 51 (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; his is repeated.

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  • summary of A Polar Explorer;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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