This is an analysis of the poem The Closest Planets To Earth that begins with:

Your writing is...
Well, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXXaXb XXXX aXbabX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,4,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100 1 1010 00101110 01100101 00101 10110 01100011 101100101 101101 101 110111101 111001001 01001011 1111101010 011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 134
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • 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.

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

  • summary of The Closest Planets To Earth;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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