This is an analysis of the poem The Creation I that begins with:

The God separated a spirit from Himself and fashioned it into Beauty. He showered upon her all the blessings of gracefulness and kindness. He gave...

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  • Rhyme scheme: X X X X X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: cinquain
  • Metre: 011010010001110000101100101010010001101100101001110100101101011010110001101001110100101011100011101010100010100010111010100 101010100111101010010110101010101011100010100100 111010010010011011100100111110011010011010110011111001001110100100010001111100011001010010111 1011010100010010110100100100111010010100111010010101010111011101011011011100010110001001100100010111011001001 1011111111010111011110101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 319
  • Average number of words per stanza: 58
  • Amount of lines: 5
  • Average number of symbols per line: 320 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 58
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of, her, from, he, all, in, that, cup, gave, which, god, life, to, upon 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 and at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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  • summary of The Creation I;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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