This is an analysis of the poem Before The Sunrise that begins with:
I can not revisit,
What is no longer there to feel....
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABAC cdaed fafedf ABACXgdX gahha
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,5,6,8,5,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 111010 10110101 101011 010111001 111111 111011 110110100001 11111101 01011111 1111011010 1100111 1111011 1100111 111110001 011010 111010 10110101 101011 010111001 10101011100 11101011010 111001 0111001011 110 010111001 0110 0010010001110 1110111
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 175
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 28
- 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:
There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my, to are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word a is repeated.
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- summary of Before The Sunrise;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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