This is an analysis of the poem Finch & Frog that begins with:

The finch trills in the apple tree
His: Tiriliree!...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbbXX ccdd aXa Xeeff Xaaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,4,3,5,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01100101 0100 01110101 10010101 111111100 111111010 110101001 11000111 01100101 11010101 010110101 11100 101000101 100101101110 11010101 11100111 11111111 110010101 011101000 00010001 11010100 101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 146
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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; and is repeated.

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

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

  • summary of Finch & Frog;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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