This is an analysis of the poem I Close My Eyes that begins with:
I close my eyes.
And when I do, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abXcde XXaXXdXdc fdbfde
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,9,6,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1111 1111 1011111 011 1011010 1000001 100 11100 1010001010 111111 11000010 1001 111001 010101 00110 1010111101 011101 11111111 001011110 111000001 111001
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 176
- Average number of words per stanza: 34
- Amount of lines: 21
- 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:
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; i, you, it are repeated.
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- summary of I Close My Eyes;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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