This is an analysis of the poem Passage Of The Apennines that begins with:

Listen, listen, Mary mine,
To the whisper of the Apennine,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccdddeeXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 13,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101 001000101 0110110101 110110101 10010111 1010100101 010100101 001010111 101011111 11110101 10111101 10101101001 10
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 457
  • Average number of words per stanza: 88
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; in is repeated.

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  • summary of Passage Of The Apennines;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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