This is an analysis of the poem Autumn Interlude that begins with:

I said goodbye to the bees last Friday week,
To blooms, and to things like these, for Winter bleak... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Aabbccdd eeffeeaa ggffffhh AaffXaee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 11110011111 01101111101 11010011101 01001111101 1111100111111 111111011111 11001011101 10111111101 111001011101 111010110101 11001011101 11111011011 1111100111001 1110101011111 11001110111 1110011111111 11101011101 11001010101 11110011111 0101001011 11110011111 11111111110 111110010101 00101011111 11110011111 10101010101 110010010111 101101110111 10111011110 1110010010111 10011000111 10101011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 404
  • Average number of words per stanza: 78
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 50 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 10
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to, i, and are repeated.

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

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

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