This is an analysis of the poem Crucial Are These Magic Moments that begins with:

If there's nothing on your mind.
It's okay......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbB acb DBC BcD XabCC DBC BcD X AbBCC DBC BbccdB CCbCCXBCCb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,5,3,3,1,5,3,6,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0110111 011 01 10011101 11 10 10111010 1111 111101 01110111 111011111 1101111100 1001 1101 1110 0010 00110 10111010 1111 111101 01110111 11011111 1101111100 10011010100 0110111 111 01 0010 00110 10111010 1111 111101 01110111 1101 1111 1101 111100 01 0010 00110 0110 0010 00110 01 0010 00110 11
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 81
  • Average number of words per stanza: 16
  • Amount of lines: 47
  • Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; your, to are repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Crucial Are These Magic Moments;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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