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

I heard the forest's green heart beat
As if it heard the happy feet... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabcbcc X ddeeeeX X ffgagaa X hhfifiX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,1,7,1,7,1,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010111 10010101 011111010 111101110 111101010 110101010 111101010 1 11110111 10011101 11011101 11010101 11011111 11010001 11111111 1 11011101 10010111 01010101 11011101 11011101 10111101 11010111 1 11110111 10010111 11010001 11011101 11111101 11110101 11111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 143
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 31
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words and, i are repeated.

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

  • summary of Seasons;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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