This is an analysis of the poem The Day When The Sitting To Listen Comes that begins with:

The day when the sitting to listen comes,
Those who hadn't done it before......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABC XdX eaX XdeX ABCdX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,4,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0110100101 11101001 0010010101001 01000101 111 1111010 11110100 1100001 10111101101 010010100 010100100 010011111100 1101101101 0110100101 11101001 0010010101001 111011111001 0011100001
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 138
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

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

  • summary of The Day When The Sitting To Listen Comes;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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