This is an analysis of the poem Reflections that begins with:

When I looked into your eyes,
I saw a garden ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXaabcdcabaaXda
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1110011 11010 01001100010 11110 1011 010101010 00111010 111010 01010100 01010 111101 1111001110 1111101 01011000 1011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 458
  • Average number of words per stanza: 81
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 30 (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 Reflections;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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