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

In tortuous windings up the steep incline ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X abbaabba cdcdee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,8,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: limerick
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 101010 01001010101 011100101 1011011101 1100010111 01111010101 01011100111 01110100101 1101110101 1101110101 10111100111 1100101001101 1101111101 0100110011 1001010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 215
  • Average number of words per stanza: 38
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • 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.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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