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

Maiden-poet, come with me
To the heaped up cairn of Maeve,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XaXa XbXb XcXc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010101 00111001 11110101 010101 0110101 1010101 01010101 111111 1111101 1010101 11011101 1001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 121
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 13
  • Average number of symbols per line: 27 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; but is repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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