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

The all upholding,
The all enfolding, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXabXXcb aaadccXd dddceeec
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010 01100 01010 1101 01100 01010 01110 1101 11010 11010 10010 1001 110010 11110 11100 1001 01010 10010 01110 1011 100010 11110 11010 1101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 163
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 20 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 3
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; all is repeated.

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

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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