This is an analysis of the poem The Cold Stove that begins with:

Surviving from very distant nights
At a silent path towards the jungle...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBCD XXc XXcaXaBCD
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,3,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 010010101 1010101010 0101101 011110 111010110001 10100101 0111011 11110101 101101001 011111001 100101011110011 1010010101 1010101010 0101101 011110
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 136
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (medium-length strings)
  • 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 The Cold Stove;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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