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

Yarrawonga by herself
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Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaaXX bbccdd Xbeeffee gghhiicc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,8,8,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1000101 1110101 1010101 1010101 1000101 10101110 1000101 1011101 1111101 1010011 1111101 11010101 10001100 10101001 001011 1010101 1010111 1101001 1110101 0010101 1000110 1001111 1010111 1110011 10111111 1011101 1110001 01000001
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 207
  • Average number of words per stanza: 36
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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 Yarrawonga;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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