This is an analysis of the poem Nature that begins with:

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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbcXccccdee cfcfffXcXg X ggeeffddacachhiiijjeeii
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,10,1,23,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 101 1000101 10100101 01011000 1010111 1110101 100101 1010001 1110101 1110001 1010101 11010001 11000101 01010101 11111101 1110101 0011101 01110100 1110111 110111100 11010111 1 1010010 101001 1100101101 10011011 110111010 101000010 101101011 1110111 11111101 011110 11111101 1100111 11011101 101101001 11010101 0010111 11010111 11011111 11010101 1110111 11101001011 10110101 01010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 361
  • Average number of words per stanza: 68
  • Amount of lines: 46
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, they, her are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words to, she, and are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Nature;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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