This is an analysis of the poem The Rainy Season that begins with:

In whom longing for the Beloved hath taken abode,
Every moment his body becometh feeble and enervated....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXba Xc dXc beX aa edXa X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,2,3,3,2,4,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 01101001011001 100100101001011000 01011001001 0101100101011 11001011010101011 111111111110101 0111010010010111010010 101010011111 101011101100110101 1110110101101001 011100110111010 111110111011001010 11100011111011101010 01111110011110001010001 11101000110 110101101 101010101110101 11101010001 01011110
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 157
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 57 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 11
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The author used the same word when at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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

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