This is an analysis of the poem Youthful Flings (Quick To Get To Finish) that begins with:
What is it like,
To fly your kite......
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ABC ADE AFGfHCIJ ABCI ADEiXAFGbfHCIJbJbj
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,8,4,18,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1001 0111 110111 1001 01011 11101 1001 01101 101001 1 10010010 110 101010 101 1001 0111 110111 101010 1001 01011 11101 1101010 1001 01101 101001 101010 1 10010010 110 101010 101 1101010 101 101010 1101
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 124
- Average number of words per stanza: 23
- Amount of lines: 35
- Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
- Average number of words per line: 4
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; to is repeated.
The author used the same word what at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
The poet repeated the same word finish at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.
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- summary of Youthful Flings (Quick To Get To Finish);
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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