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

Love maketh its own summer time,
'Tis June, Love, when we are together,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcbXabcb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 9,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11001101 111111010 11011101001 1011011010 11001101 110110010 01111101011 1011011010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 162
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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 A Song;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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