This is an analysis of the poem Advice To A Blue-Bird that begins with:

Who can make a delicate adventure
Of walking on the ground?...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabXbccdXbX adXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 11,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1110100010 010101 11111 011101010 101110111 1010100011 10111111 1111101 00010011 10111 1110101 101011 101010101 1011110 0101110001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 240
  • Average number of words per stanza: 44
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (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.

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

  • summary of Advice To A Blue-Bird;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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