This is an analysis of the poem The Chatter Of A Death-Demon From A Tree-Top that begins with:

The chatter of a death-demon from a tree-top
Blood - blood and torn grass - ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: A XXbXc XcX bXXA
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,5,3,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010001100011 11111 110100100 0110 0111010 11010001 00101010 0101101 011 10110 1111 010001100011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 98
  • Average number of words per stanza: 17
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • 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.

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

  • summary of The Chatter Of A Death-Demon From A Tree-Top;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Stephen Crane

Advertisement