This is an analysis of the poem Come Home! that begins with:

When wintry winds are no more heard,
And joy's in every bosom, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcc bdbdcc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011111 11010010 110101001 11010010 110111011 11111111 11010101 1101110 11011101 0111110 11011101 01010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 213
  • Average number of words per stanza: 38
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; every, in are repeated.

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

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  • summary of Come Home!;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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