This is an analysis of the poem Mrs. Moody that begins with:

When this country it was woody,
Its great champion, Mrs. Moody, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb cccc aadd Xcee
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10100110 011001010 11111111 00110001 11101101 11010010 11010101 01110111 11111010 10101010 10100110 11101010 01010101 11011111 110100110 101001010
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • 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 Mrs. Moody;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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