Please help me. I can not find poem's (parting without a sequel).I want you introduce source of it for analysis of poem.

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Jamie Wheeler | College Teacher | eNotes Employee

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The poem is by John Crowe Ransom. I agree that it is not easily accessible online, nor it is one of the more commonly anthologized of his poems. Ransom was the author of three books of poems: "Poems about God", "Chills and Fever" and "Two Gentlemen in Bonds."

There are a good number of critical articles on Ransom's work which you can access at eNotes via the link below.

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arjun | College Teacher | (Level 1) Valedictorian

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To analyse sonnet is very easy job and in order to understand its parts or sth like that you have to pay your very attention.
Actually sonnet is a kind of lyric ,having fourteen lines iambic penta meter.
What is iambic penta metre?
Iambic or iambe is a basic meter that consists of one un stress syllable and other stress syllable(xi).
Penta means five.Each metre has two syllables that`swhy it has ten syllables:

XI/XI/XI/XI/XI

The sonnet is divided into two portions---- Octave and Sestet.
Octive means eight lines and it is further divided into quartain---two quartain rhymed abab,abab/abba,abba:
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The remaining part has six lines means sestet.The sestet is divided into two parts that is called tri metre.It is rhymed cde/cde/cdcd ee:
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In octave the poet describes about subject and proceeds it where as in sestet the poet describes the solution of it.

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