This is an analysis of the poem Signs that begins with:
All night I dreamed of my home,
of the roads that are so long ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcdeed Xfghcf XdiXfdafhbjef dcjg XbXeiab
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,6,13,4,7,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111011 0011111 11110010 010101001 110101011 011111011 1101010 1 10100010 11010 01011101 10101010 011001 1 01010011 11110111 0101001 0111011 11111111 1111010111 1001 1001101 00111010 01100010 100100 11 11111100 0111 111110 11111010 1 1111100 11101 1010101 10111 11010010 001101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 204
- Average number of words per stanza: 39
- Amount of lines: 41
- Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Signs;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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