This is an analysis of the poem Herodias' Daughter Presenting To Her Mother St. John's Head In A Charger, Also Painted By Her Self that begins with:
Behold, dear Mother, who was late our Fear,
Disarm'd and Harmless, I present you here; ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.
- Rhyme scheme: aabb ccddeeff
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,8,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 0111011111 0111010111 0111111101 1111001101 1101010101 11001110101 1101110111 0111011111 10011101001 1101100011 1110101101 1111010001
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 263
- Average number of words per stanza: 48
- Amount of lines: 12
- Average number of symbols per line: 43 (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; my is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Herodias' Daughter Presenting To Her Mother St. John's Head In A Charger, Also Painted By Her Self;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
Pay attention: the program cannot take into account all the numerous nuances of poetic technique while analyzing. We make no warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability with respect to the information.
More information about poems by Anne Killigrew
- Analysis of The Discontent
- Analysis of A Pastoral Dialogue
- Analysis of St. John Baptist Painted By Her Self In The Wilderness, With Angels Appearing To Him, And With A Lamb By Him.