This is an analysis of the poem Among The Pines that begins with:

Here let us linger at will and delightsomely hearken
Music aeolian of wind in the boughs of pine,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Xaba cdad befe Xgag bcbc XfXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 111101011000010 10100100101 10010101111100 1001001101001 11110100110010 1101110101 000101100001010 11100011101 1001010010011010 1111011111 01111110101010 110101001001 01010010010010 11111111111 01010010010110 100110111011 0001011010100001 000100111001 00011010011011 00010100101 101100101011010 10111110101 111010101001010 100010101100
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 208
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 51 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, we, it, if, be are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word if is repeated.

    The author used the same word if 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 Among The Pines;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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