This is an analysis of the poem November In Ireland that begins with:

November days in Ireland
The skies are dull and grey,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbXbXa XcXcdd bdedXX Afefgg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01010100 011111 11011101 111111 1111010110010100 01010100010011 11101101 110101 1110010 1011101 11010101110101 110000101010101 101010111 110111 10111111 111111 111110111111101 1011010010100110 01010100 111101 01011101 111111 111101010010101 01000101011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 245
  • Average number of words per stanza: 45
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; for is repeated.

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

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

  • summary of November In Ireland;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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