This is an analysis of the poem Gray Room that begins with:

Although you sit in a room that is gray,
Except for the silver ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaaXbXcdbXadXXcX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111001101 011010 00110 11 11111 1110011 0110 0101 111111 100011000111 10110 101001 0111100010000100 011 1010 111100011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 454
  • Average number of words per stanza: 88
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 Gray Room;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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