Form, Metre, & Rhyme Scheme: 74 lines in four blank verse paragraphs.
1. In lines 15-23, when all Nature is so hushed and silent, why is "the sole unquiet thing" (the "film, which fluttered on the grate") the one natural thing most like the speaker's "idling Spirit"?
2. What do the four paragraphs have to do with each other? Is there a problem in organization?
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