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

He sendeth sun, he sendeth shower,
Alike they're needful for the flower: ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbCCXXddCCXceecC
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111010 011101010 11110111 01011100 11011111 10101101 110101010 01011111 01011100 01010101 11011111 10101101 11011110 01111101 11011101 11010101 11011111 10101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 638
  • Average number of words per stanza: 121
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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