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

In the evening, when the bells ring peace,
I follow the wonderful flights of birds,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a b b a X b b b X b X X X X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with trochaic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 001010111 1100100101 1011101010010 10100011010 10010101101 1110110100 110101000101 11101101001 1010011110 01010100010 0111110100 11101100110 0111010110 1001101001
  • Amount of stanzas: 14
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 43
  • Average number of words per stanza: 7
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 Autumn;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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