This is an analysis of the poem The Glory And The Dream that begins with:

There in the past I see her as of old,
Blue-eyed and hazel-haired, within a room... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abababcc dbdbdbee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1001110101 1111010101 1001101001 011100101001 1100010111 1101010101 1001111101 1001010111 0101110101 1001010111 1101011101 01110101001 1101011101 1101110101 1101111111 11010101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 359
  • Average number of words per stanza: 68
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; her is repeated.

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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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