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How is William Butler Yeats's poem "The Stolen Child" structured and what is its style?

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William Butler Yeats's poem "The Stolen Child" is structured into four stanzas with a basic ABAB CDCD EFEF and so on rhyme scheme. Each of the first three stanzas ends with an invitation to the titular child to "come away" to the scene described in the poem. The last four lines of each of the first through third stanzas actually repeat the exact lines:

Come away, O...

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