This is an analysis of the poem No Longer Now that begins with:

No longer now the same god-given bounties
Where now no longer the same waters glide....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXb caca
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010111010 1111001101 11110101010 1011111111 11101111010 00010010001 10110101010 1111111011
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 179
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of No Longer Now;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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