This is an analysis of the poem Youth Renewed that begins with:

When one who has wandered out of the way
Which leads to the hills of joy,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaabcbC XdXdeceC fbfbgcgC
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101001 1100101 11111111 100101001 11011101 001001111 01011101 1011101 1101110111 0110101 100110110 011111 110100101 10100101 111100111 1011101 11011101 1010101 11111101 110101 1011111111 110101 10110100101 1011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 290
  • Average number of words per stanza: 57
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; of, and are repeated.

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

    The poet repeated the same word again at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

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

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