This is an analysis of the poem A Glimpse that begins with:
A GLIMPSE, through an interstice caught,
Of a crowd of workmen and drivers in a bar-room, around the stove,... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aXXbbbaXb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 01111001 00101011000110101 10010111001100010 00111111111000101 1001111111101 011010100101100101 11101 11110100100101010 01101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 513
- Average number of words per stanza: 87
- Amount of lines: 9
- Average number of symbols per line: 56 (very long strings)
- Average number of words per line: 10
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of are repeated.
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- summary of A Glimpse;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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