This is an analysis of the poem The Sun Underfoot Among The Sundews that begins with:

An ingenuity too astonishing
to be quite fortuitous is...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXccXcXXdaeFegbXXXhffXaheXddXfFabgad
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 37,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10010010100 00101000 01101110 1111011 01 1110000 1001011 1011110 01010100 10101101 110001010 1101101 101 0101111 0111101 100010010 0111101 11010100 1011001 1101010 01011010 00101010 1100110 10010 110 0111111 01011011 1111010 10111111 01010001010100 11100010 101 10101100 1101011 10111 011110 110110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1122
  • Average number of words per stanza: 177
  • Amount of lines: 37
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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 The Sun Underfoot Among The Sundews;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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