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

There is no moment but whose flight doth bring
Bright clouds and fluttering leaves to deck my bower;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababacacdedeff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 1011011111 111100101110 1101111111 01010001010 1111011111 1101010101 11010001101 1111010101 1111111111 0111110111 0101111101 11011010111 11101010101 1101010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 650
  • Average number of words per stanza: 122
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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

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