This is an analysis of the poem Although The Snow Is Beautiful that begins with:

It's the season of cabin fever.
And tempers flair......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABCDDD EAFAeGAF ABCDDD EAFAeGAAF EAFAeGAAF XAAF
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,8,6,9,9,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 001001010 1101 011 101010101 0010010111 01111101 11010101 1000111110 1010001 1000111110 1 10001 1000111110 0110001 001001010 1101 011 101010101 0010010111 01111101 11010101 1000111110 1010001 1000111110 1 10001 1000111110 100111110 0110001 11010101 1000111110 1010001 1000111110 1 10001 1000111110 100111110 0110001 11010100 1000111110 100111110 0110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 218
  • Average number of words per stanza: 40
  • Amount of lines: 42
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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; brings 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.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines summer is repeated).

    The poet repeated the same word doors at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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  • summary of Although The Snow Is Beautiful;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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