This is an analysis of the poem The Crown Of Thorns that begins with:
“And unto Adam He said . . . . cursed is the ground for thy sake. Thorns . .
. . shall it bring forth.”... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abc bbbb deed cccc fccf ghhg diid jkkj cffc gllg dffd alll kffkXfggf
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: blank verse
- Metre: 110101110011111 1011 1010100101110101 01001000111 0101111001 100010101 10111010111 11001111101 01010001110 110011101010 11110100001 1111001101 1101010101 0101000101 011111111 111101010001 10110101001 1111110111 1111011101 1111111101 1111111101 111101101 1011011001 1101111101 1101000101 1101010101 1111111101 1111111001 1101111101 1111010101 1101111101 11110100101 1011111101 1111110001 1101110001 1101110111 1111000101 1111111101 1111010111 1111110101 1101011101 0111001101 1101010101 1111000101 0111011101 1101011101 1111110101 1101111101 0111010101 1111000101 1101110101 1101110001 1110110111 1001010101 11011100001
- Amount of stanzas: 14
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 176
- Average number of words per stanza: 33
- Amount of lines: 55
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 8
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; and, of, we, would are repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words thou, and, still, we are repeated.
The author used the same words thou, o at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of The Crown Of Thorns;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
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