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

Grass, grass up to my knees!
Grow up to the sky ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbb cacc dXdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111011 11001 1111100 10111 1110111 110011 11111101 110111 1110101 10011 1011011 1110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 108
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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; to, my, us, of, both are repeated.

    The author used the same word so at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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

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