This is an analysis of the poem Song Iv that begins with:

Downcast midst vile sins,
From my innermost heart...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcXXde aXfdgbc Xaeccfb ddadcdcXfdacbfg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,15,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111 011011 1111010 10101 01101 101010 111010 11110 1110 1111001 11110 1010011 1101110 11001 11101 1011101 0010100 110101 1110111 1111001 0101101 1110101 110101 110101001 010111 11101 110110 01011011 101000100 00010010 11010101 1101110 1111001 10110110 10010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 196
  • Average number of words per stanza: 34
  • Amount of lines: 35
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of Song Iv;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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