This is an analysis of the poem Christmas that begins with:
The sky is dark, the snow descends:
Ring, bells, ring out your merriest chime!...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: ababcdcdebebXeXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 01010101 11111101 10010101 01110101 11011111 01010001 01010111 01010111 11110101 10010101 11010101 01010101 110101010 110010101 11010101 10010101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 558
- Average number of words per stanza: 106
- Amount of lines: 16
- Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
- Average number of words per line: 7
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.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Christmas;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
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