This is an analysis of the poem When Spring Comes Down The Wildwood Way that begins with:

When Spring comes down the wildwood way,
A crocus in her ear,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababaab cdcdccd eaeaeea fgfgffg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 7,7,7,7,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 101110111 010001 10010101 010101 01010001 0101 110101 01000111 110101 01010101 010101 01011111 1101 11000101 01111111 110111 01011101 111111 11111111 1111 110101 110101001 010111 00011101 100111 11011101 0101 110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 213
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

    The author used the same word the at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines lay, go, clean, ring are repeated).

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  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
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