This is an analysis of the poem Youth that begins with:

Morn's mystic rose is reddening on the hills,
Dawn's irised nautilus makes glad the sea;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaXbbb X cacaddd X eaeafff X Xgagaaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,1,7,1,7,1,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010100101 11001001101 1001011111 11011011100 010111 100101 100101 1 01000011101 10101010101 10010010101 11011010111 010101 110101 100101 1 0101000101 0101010101 1001010101 01011110101 010111 110101 100101 1 1101000110 01010010111 1001010101 01011110101 010111 110111 100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 152
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 37
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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  • summary of Youth;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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