This is an analysis of the poem The Poet's Songs. that begins with:

The copse-wood merely sows
Itself, not planted;...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababccXbdbdbeeebXXffXggf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 24,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 011101 01110 110001 11010 111101 111011 1100101 1010 010111 10110 110111 11110 000111 10101 100101 1110 000101 11100 1011110 111010 11011 110101 110111 11010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 598
  • Average number of words per stanza: 110
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • 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:

    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 The Poet's Songs.;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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