This is an analysis of the poem The Daughter Of The Year that begins with:

Nature, when she made thee, dear,
Begged the treasures of the year.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddaabb eeff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1011111 1010001 1111111 01110101 1011101 1010001 1010111 0010101 1111111 1010011 1010101 1010111 1010111 11100001 11100111 0110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 248
  • Average number of words per stanza: 46
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • 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 The Daughter Of The Year;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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