This is an analysis of the poem Seascape With Sun And Eagle that begins with:

Freer
than most birds...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcXbccXb bddde afdd fdbedggg dX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,5,4,8,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10 111 11011 101010 101110 111 11111 001 1010 10010 101 11010 1011110 010001 11110 10110 110011 11111 110110 0011 111 11010101 11010 1101 11010101 101010101 1010101 110101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 116
  • Average number of words per stanza: 21
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of Seascape With Sun And Eagle;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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