This is an analysis of the poem The Summer Air that begins with:

Thou art lost in darkness, and I do not find thee,
Between thee and me today is the difference...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcXbdaef ghigjXcc kldcbmgdhd cdacbdbl jieXeancjbbo dhccjbbk XcpkdXilaeX hkpckecec pkicodbaid qaqgbdedqo akbhXhXdqq bdeXdgXc kgfcochp XddpmpdXadd bdndfddXq
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,8,10,8,12,8,11,9,10,10,10,8,8,11,9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111010111111 011110100100 0101 010111 1011010010 11010101 0101 0011111111 10101001101 10101110001001 111101101001 111000100 11 10101000101 100100111 1101011000 1100110 011000110 00111010100 100100010 011 11101 11101 01001010001 111 01011111101 1011 01100101 1110010 11110101 01011001 10101011 0101010110 0101101 0100 01110000 1010110 01011 1010101011001 1011010010 0010101 111111001 1111101 0110110010 111 01010110 1011001010 010010101101 11111010010 0111011 10001001010 101010 101010101 001111011 00110 010101011 010010000110 011011110 0010010 001011110 11111 0110110110 1010111110 100100101 101001 111111 010010101010 1001011010 00101110 11111 1000110010 010111010 10101001 011111 01111 010111 111011010 110100100 10101001011 01010010 10011010 11110110 10100011 010011100 101010101 0100101 1111 1111010 01101 1111111 010011001101 111101010 11001010 001011010 100100 0101010101 10010010 11010011 11 100110111 011101 01001101000 011 101101001 1101001010 01110101 010010101 11101 1100101100 10101011 010111001 1110010 011010101 11100101010 1111 00101010010 10001010 00111011001 10111010 1011101 10110010 01110101001010 11111111 10101 011011110 11111 011111101110 111111 111011100 10101001 11101111110 1010111111 01001111 1101 01110101 01010101 01110101 001010001 1010011111 0100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 16
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 332
  • Average number of words per stanza: 54
  • Amount of lines: 140
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (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; of, and, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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

    The poet repeated the same word boat 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 The Summer Air;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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