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

A bee in the field. The house on the mountain
reveals itself to have been there through summer. ...

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: aXbXXbbbaXaXXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 01001011010 01010101110 010110110101 00111001001 01010101101 01001110101 101010010001 00110001010001 100110010010 10110111001 1100101101010 11101101001001 01011101101 1010001001010 011000111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 753
  • Average number of words per stanza: 142
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 49 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; of, woman are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Epithalamium ;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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