This is an analysis of the poem To The Spring that begins with:

Hail to thee, spirit of hope! whom men call Spring;
Youngest and fairest of the four, who guide... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbccddeXeXfgfgaaghgh
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 21,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 101100111101 1011000111 1101011101 1001010101 1111110101 11000101001 0101011101 1101010111 0111010101 01011100101 1110010100 0101010111 1101010001 010101101 1101100101 0011010100 111001111 1011000111 11001110101 1011110101 01111101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 914
  • Average number of words per stanza: 168
  • Amount of lines: 21
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, and are repeated.

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

  • summary of To The Spring;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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