This is an analysis of the poem Song Of The Sanyasin that begins with:

Wake up the note! the song that had its birth
Far off, where worldly taint could never reach, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbccadX eXfdgdX hchijdX fecgdDX hggejdX keciDX gehldX ddijXdX heXdedX geddjdX gglkddX lgblXdX laXjDX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,7,7,7,7,6,6,7,7,7,7,7,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1101011101 1111011101 0101110101 1111111111 1101011101 0101111101 111110011 11111 1111011111 0101110101 1101110101 1101011111 110101111101 110010011 11111 11010010111 0101011111 0111110101 0101110101 1101110110 110110011 11111 11111111111 0101001111 0101110101 1101111101 1111010101 111110011 11111 1111111101 1101010111 0101110111 1111011011 0101011101 111110011 11111 1011010101 0101010111 0101010101 0101011101 111110011 11111 1101110101 1111011101 1111000111 0111111101 111110011 11111 1101011100 0111011111 011101110101 1111111101 11011111111 111110011 11111 1111110111 0101110101 1111010101 0111111110 1101110111 101110011 11111 1101111111 01011111010 101110010 1111010111 110111011101 111110011 11111 1111111111 0111011111 1111111111 1111111101 1101110101 110010011 11111 1101010101 1111111111 1101010111 0101010101 0101111101 010110011 11111 1111110101 01011101101 1111111101 1101010111 111110011 11111
  • Amount of stanzas: 13
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 284
  • Average number of words per stanza: 55
  • Amount of lines: 89
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, that, all, in, and, nor are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word all is repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word ' at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

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

  • summary of Song Of The Sanyasin;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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