This is an analysis of the poem Attributes that begins with:
I Saw the daughters of the Dawn come dancing o'er the hills;
The winds of Morn danced with them, oh, and all the sylphs of air:... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd bXbX dede fafa gXgX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,
- Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 110100011101001 01011001110101 111100101110101 110101001011011 11010011010101 11011101011100 11011011111111 11011011011111 1111111111111101 11111111111101 10011101110111 111111011111010 11010101010101 11010101010101 1110101111101 01010101011101 111101011101001 11011111111101 11111111100111 11001101011101 11111111111101 11110111110101 010111110011001 111001011111010
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 253
- Average number of words per stanza: 50
- Amount of lines: 24
- Average number of symbols per line: 63 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 13
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, their, and, fair, be, sad are repeated.
The author used the same word i 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 Attributes;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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