This is an analysis of the poem Song Ii that begins with:

A MONTH of green and tender May,
All woods and walks awake with flowers, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcD bdXdadaD
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01011101 111101010 11111101 111111010 01111111 10010111 01110111 1011 010011101 11111101 11011101 100111111 11010111 01010111 11111111 1011
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 278
  • Average number of words per stanza: 52
  • Amount of lines: 17
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, no are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word no is repeated.

    The poet repeated the same word year at the end of some neighboring stanzas. The poetic device is a kind of epiphora.

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

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

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