This is an analysis of the poem When Grapes Turn To Wine that begins with:

When grapes turn
to wine, they long for our ability to change....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XX aab bcd XXXd Xc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,3,3,4,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111 011111010001 111 01011 11101110100 11101 10101 0100101011100 111 111000101 11 010111110 0101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 69
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The author used the same word when at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    The poet repeated the same word it at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

  • summary of When Grapes Turn To Wine;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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