This is an analysis of the poem Here No Fatted Oxen Be that begins with:
Gold, nor purple tapestry:
But a well-disposéd mind;...
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: Xaabb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,
- Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 1110100 101101 1010111 1110111 100101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 144
- Average number of words per stanza: 27
- Amount of lines: 5
- Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; but is repeated.
The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word but is repeated.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Here No Fatted Oxen Be;
- 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 Bacchylides
- Analysis of The High Immortal Gods Are Free
- Analysis of Of Happiness To Mortal Man
- Analysis of Peace In All Her Sweetness Hail