This is an analysis of the poem Late Aubade &Amp; Explanation that begins with:

Once in a field, in a wide rising stretch of paintbrush
& purple vetch, we stuck down...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XX abc c dX a e bfd eXg aXg fXb X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,3,1,2,1,1,3,3,3,3,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 1001001101011 1101111 0111010111010 1100111111 0101100110 011100010 0100101101 1101001001001100 011110 1 01001101 11010100101110 11010101 111110001 11111010100 1001101 101101110 10011110100 010001 01011010 000101 111101101 101100001
  • Amount of stanzas: 11
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 79
  • Average number of words per stanza: 14
  • Amount of lines: 23
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 Late Aubade &Amp; Explanation;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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