This is an analysis of the poem Bringing In The Wine that begins with:

See how the Yellow River's water move out of heaven.
Entering the ocean,never to return....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabcbadefeXcafXdgaaXaXagXdaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 28,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101011010 10001000001 1110101100110 1101110111101 1101010101110 11010101100101 110101010001 101001001010011 10110110101 11101101111 001101 1011011 1001 111101 111101 11101 11111110110 11101011101010 10101011101010 1100110110111 111101000100010 1101101010100111 1111111001 11111110010 110101 111010 10001001101 111010101101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1250
  • Average number of words per stanza: 237
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words let, my are repeated.

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  • summary of Bringing In The Wine;
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