This is an analysis of the poem Once Its Value Has Been Absorbed that begins with:

The meaning of each season,
Soon gives up its influence...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXaabXc Xabc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 0100110 1110100 0101 10101001 101 1110100 01101 1101 1111110 1101 10001 1001100
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 143
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • 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 Once Its Value Has Been Absorbed;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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