This is an analysis of the poem Venus The Star that begins with:

Venus, new-risen above the broad skyline,
Brings with her bright-shining memories of love. ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXb cXcd Xdad Xbcb eded
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10110010111 10011010001 11011111011 1011001 01111011010 10110111010 011011011110 0111101 1010110111010 1111111001 10010111111 101011011 01110111010 1111001101 1111110111010 0111011 10110111110 1001011011 111110011110 1011011
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 172
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; that, our are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Venus The Star;
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  • history of its creation;
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