This is an analysis of the poem This Somberness Lifts that begins with:
It isn't what you think it is.
A somber mood, ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABAXXcXcdX ABAXd cXdcXd accXc
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,5,6,5,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 00011100 0101 01000101 00011 1001 0011 01110 11101 1100 1001011 00011100 0101 01000101 0011111 01100100 0111 011001 111010111 110011 001 1101 10101 1001000101 1010101 1010100 11111101
- Amount of stanzas: 4
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 158
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 26
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
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; it is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word happy is repeated.
The author used the same word it at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of This Somberness Lifts;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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