This is an analysis of the poem Go Winter! that begins with:

Go, Winter! Go thy ways! We want again
The twitter of the bluebird and the wren;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaaa bbaa XXcc aadd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101111101 0100011101 1101010101 010111 1111110111 11010010011 0111100111 010100 1110111111 1011110101 1111110111 111101 1011001101 1101011110 1111011111 001101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 152
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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; we is repeated.

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  • summary of Go Winter!;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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