This is an analysis of the poem Evening Song that begins with:

My song will rest while I rest. I struggle along. I'll get back to the corn and
the open fields. Don't fret, love, I'll come out all right.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ab aXX Xbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,3,3,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101111110011110011 010111111111 1001101010110111001 1100110110111100 11001 11011101001110110 01101011111100101 1111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 165
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 61 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 12
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of is repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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