This is an analysis of the poem Impression Du Matin that begins with:

THE Thames nocturne of blue and gold
Changed to a Harmony in grey:... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abba cddc eaae cffc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01100111 10010001 01010101 10011111 01011101 01010101 11011111 110101001 11000101 01010101 01010101 100100111 11110101 01110011 100010111 01011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 188
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 49 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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

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  • summary of Impression Du Matin;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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