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

A touch of cold in the Autumn night --
I walked abroad,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: X aXXaXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010100101 1101 11010111001 101110 101101110 110100101 01101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 7
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 Autumn;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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