This is an analysis of the poem Yes, Thou Art Changed Since First We Met that begins with:

YES, thou art changed since first we met,
But think not I shall e'er regret,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaabcdcdcb eeefgdgddf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 11111111 111111001 11011101 011101 110010111 11010011 11110101 11111101 111111001 110101 101111111 01010101 11010101 010101 11111101 11010111 010100101 11010111 11111111 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 348
  • Average number of words per stanza: 64
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • 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.

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

  • summary of Yes, Thou Art Changed Since First We Met;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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