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

This morning,
Like none other seen to dawn......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ABcXdX AdeXdd ABdeXb Xdcdcb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010 1110101 0101000101 10111 1001000010 0010011101001010 010 1010010 11100101 01010011010 00010001 111101101001 010 1110101 100010001011 1101011 111000 11 01011 0010011 111010100 1 10010100010 01011010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 185
  • Average number of words per stanza: 30
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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 This Morning;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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