This is an analysis of the poem Celestial Celebrities that begins with:

because they had established a reputation
of being wild and unrestrained and indiscriminate ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaXcadebffXghXXfXfXeXdefgchX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 29,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011101001010 01011101100100 10101 0111010 1110000 0111100101 111010001001 01111 101101010 011101000011 110000101 0111101010 01101001 01110101010 11111 0111001101 11101 01110101100 0111101101 0111101110 01110101 00100010 011010101 11001 0101101 010101101 101010 1101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 986
  • Average number of words per stanza: 164
  • Amount of lines: 29
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; they, because, and are repeated.

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

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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