This is an analysis of the poem June that begins with:

I gazed upon the glorious sky
And the green mountains round, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababccbdd bebeffeee fafaggXbb cecXeeebb ahahiihjj kckcffcll
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,9,9,9,9,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110101001 101101 11111101 110101 1010101001 11110101 110101 01011101 01110111 01010101 010111 11010101 110101 01101101 10011101 110101 10011101 00110101 110111010 010111 111111010 101101 01011111 01110111 010101 11111101 01111101 11010111 100101 11010101 010101 11000101 10010101 011100 11010101 11110111 11111111 0101001 11010111 101101 10011101 01111101 111101 11111111 110100111 10110111 010110 11011101 010001 11010111 01000101 010101 11011101 01010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 309
  • Average number of words per stanza: 56
  • Amount of lines: 54
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • 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 words and, the, a, nor are repeated.

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  • summary of June;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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