This is an analysis of the poem Mid-Forest Fear that begins with:

SHE is standing at the gate,
Tall and sweet, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaabba acaac cbXXb ddddd ebeeb fcffc agaag fafahha
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,5,5,5,5,5,5,7,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101 111 11101001 101 1010 1010 1011101 11100111 11101011 11100010 00111010 10101011 11101111 10100110 10111010 10110010 10111010 10111010 10101110 10101110 10101110 11101010 10101110 10111010 11101100 11101100 11111010 11111110 10111011 11101110 01101110 11111111 11111111 10111110 11101110 10101010 11101010 1011111 101 1011111 101 1011 1010 1011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1599
  • Average number of words per stanza: 254
  • Amount of lines: 51
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines forest, woodway, creeping, recesses, worried are repeated).

    The literary device anadiplosis is detected in two or more neighboring lines. The word/phrase rest connects the lines.

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

  • summary of Mid-Forest Fear;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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