This is an analysis of the poem Seasonal Cycle - Chapter 03 - Pre Autumn that begins with:

"On the departure of rainy season bechanced is autumn with a heart-pleasingly bloomed lotus as her face, betokening the heart-pleasing face of a...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme:
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  • Amount of stanzas: 26
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 432
  • Average number of words per stanza: 72
  • Amount of lines: 26
  • Average number of symbols per line: 432 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 72
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, and, with, rivers, whitish, to, that, like, white, on, have, new, their, girls, bride, be, those, face, as, flowers, which, betoken, clouds, damsel, for, day, autumnal, her, this, even, muchly, by, up, red, night, he, lakes, in, thus, lotuses, there, they, at, these, won, decorated, season, golden, women, moon, waters, earth are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words the, these are repeated.

    The author used the same words the, these 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 Seasonal Cycle - Chapter 03 - Pre Autumn;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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