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

Far above the earth, into the blue,
You, wild Kunlun, have seen ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaabcXddXXebcaeXXbcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101010001 111011 1111000101 1110111001 1010101 010111010 101110 101001110 1111010011 11111010 010111 10111 1111010 111111100010 11101 11110 110100 101001 11111001 011110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 689
  • Average number of words per stanza: 123
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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