This is an analysis of the poem Spring Night that begins with:

The park is filled with night and fog,
The veils are drawn about the world,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XabX Xcbc ddddEFbbaaggbXEF
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,16,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010111 01110101 01010101 11110 11100101 11100101 01011101 1011 10011000 10010101 11110111 11010101 11011101 11110101 01010111 01110001 1111111 1110101 1110101 1010101 1111101 10100101 11011101 11110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 255
  • Average number of words per stanza: 49
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The speaker asks many questions. Perhaps, he or she is in confusion.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, gold, why are repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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