This is an analysis of the poem The Flight of the Fire-flies that begins with:
A Dream! Midsummer Night! The torches' blaze aroused
In leaves of the nightly park! It's as if there...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: Xaba XbXc bbbb cdbd XcbX XebeXadac
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 011101010101 01001010101 1101000101 010101101 01001110010 110100010101 0101001010 1111110111 1110110010 11100010101 00111011110 1010010101 110111100010 00101100111 1110011110 00100100111 11111001110 1101111101 010110011110 0010100101 01011110010 01011111011 1111110110 1111011001 1101011101 1011110111 0100010111 0101000101
- Amount of stanzas: 7
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 186
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 28
- Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; there, she, in, you are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word there is repeated.
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- summary of The Flight of the Fire-flies;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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