Analysis of I send Two Sunsets

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)



I send Two Sunsets—
Day and I—in competition ran—
I finished Two—and several Stars—
While He—was making One—

His own was ampler—but as I
Was saying to a friend—
Mine—is the more convenient
To Carry in the Hand—


Scheme XXXX XXXX
Poetic Form
Metre 1111 10100101 11010101 111101 1111111 110101 1101010 110001
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 233
Words 40
Sentences 1
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 4, 4
Lines Amount 8
Letters per line (avg) 20
Words per line (avg) 5
Letters per stanza (avg) 81
Words per stanza (avg) 19
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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on April 20, 2023

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