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

Walking down the garden path
From the house you do not own,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: XaXXbXcdec deeaebeeXe
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101 0011111 1011101 1010011 1101111 011001010 10100001 1011111 10111100 100110101 1110111 1010101 100101010 101010 1011101 1100011 11010101 10101011 11011100 01010001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 307
  • Average number of words per stanza: 56
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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 Emigre In Autumn;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Dana Gioia