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Robert Bridges

In the poem "London Snow" by Robert Bridges, the poet describes the effect of seven inches of snow falling on the city of London during the night. At first the snow falls in "large white flakes"...

Latest answer posted February 3, 2020, 6:33 pm (UTC)

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Robert Bridges

The poem gains a comforting sense of rhythm by using a regular ABAB rhyme scheme. For example, in the first four lines (quatrain), “flying” rhymes with “lying,” while “brown” rhymes with "town."...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2019, 11:56 pm (UTC)

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Here's the first quatrain: When men were all asleep the snow came flying, In large white flakes falling on the city brown, Stealthily and perpetually settling and loosely lying, Hushing the...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2010, 1:00 am (UTC)

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Robert Bridges

When analyzing poetry, it is often helpful to identify a few things first. The subject, scene (external, internal, or both), and the tone. These three devices will usually lead you to the overall...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2011, 11:45 pm (UTC)

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