This is an analysis of the poem Just To Drift that begins with:
DRIFTING down the Harbour,
Stars on high,...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abcbaXcdXdaaXaeafXXegeaaafXfgg
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 30,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: rima
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 101010 111 100010 111 11101110 10111100 101010 101 111010 111 11111110 11101010 101010 0010 001010 1010 10111110 110011100 101010 101 101110 1001 10111010 101010010 101010 101 100110 111 10011010 11111110
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 729
- Average number of words per stanza: 126
- Amount of lines: 30
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 4
Mood of the speaker:
The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.
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- summary of Just To Drift;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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