This is an analysis of the poem From The Sea that begins with:

All beauty calls you to me, and you seem,
Past twice a thousand miles of shifting sea, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXcbdedfgbhijjhkl fXlhdkblaakjaabXbmhbbbg khmmdXiifadahmalbbehXbkakblXgaXdfhihbcd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,23,39,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1101101111 11010100101 0111110111 1101110101 01010101011 1111011111 1001110001 0101010101 1011111111 1111011101 0101010001 1101111111 0111000101 1101101111 0111110101 11011100101 0111010101 010110100001 1111011110 1011111101 01111000101 1011010111 1111010101 1111101111 1101010011 1101011001 1011000101 1011110101 1011010111 0111011111 1011011101 1111110111 0111010111 11110101010 1111011101 1111011011 1011110101 1111011111 1101010111 1011011101 1111111101 111 0111010101 0101011111 1011111101 1101110101 1111110101 1111000111 0111110101 1101010100 1101100101 1000110101 1101110111 11010000101 01110110001 01110110001 11111110001 0011010111 1111010101 1011010101 1011010001 11110110111 1101011111 1001110001 1011010101 1011011111 1111010111 0101010001 1111111000 1011110111 0100111111 1111110101 1101010111 1111010111 101101010001 1011110101 1101010001 1110000101 01001110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 842
  • Average number of words per stanza: 165
  • Amount of lines: 79
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; you, and, that, to, in, i, of, all are repeated.

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

  • summary of From The Sea;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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