This is an analysis of the poem When Summer Comes To Visit that begins with:

There is no mistaking it,
When a heat stirs in the mix....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AXbca decae Aad XXa dadXXABeABeABed
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,3,3,15,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010100 1011001 0010111 1101 001100 111010 01100101 1111001010 010101 00011101 1010100 010111101 00101010 11101 00101010 101110101 11001110 110000 1010 1110111 1101010 1111 1 1101010 1111 1 1101010 1111 11 010
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 126
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 24 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of is repeated.

    The author used the same word when 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 When Summer Comes To Visit;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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