This is an analysis of the poem Mildura that begins with:

Where the sunlight, burning down,
Lights her luscious orange groves,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abaXbaba aaaacaca dXdXefef bbbbagag
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011101 1010101 1010101 10101010 1110101 10100001 1010101 1011101 1110001 1010101 1001101 1010101 1000101 0010101 1011001 1010001 1111100 1010101 10011111 1000101 10000101 1010111 1010101 00110001 1010111 1010101 1101101 1010101 1010101 0011001 1000111 01110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 243
  • Average number of words per stanza: 42
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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 Mildura;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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