This is an analysis of the poem The Old Spring that begins with:
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: X aabbXXXcc X ddeefgfgg X hhiiXbXbb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,9,1,9,1,9,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1 1011001 1010101 1010101 1010101 10111010 1010101 11111010 10110111 10011111 1 1110101 1001101 101101 1010100 01101010 1010101 10111110 10110101 10010101 1 1011101 0110111 1011111 1011101 10111110 1010011 10111110 1110101 1010111
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 146
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word drips is repeated.
There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines knew, along, white are repeated).
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- summary of The Old Spring;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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