This is an analysis of the poem The Last Goddess that begins with:

A Fragment
To laud the loves of old,...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bcdacdbaeefdXfdfff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,18,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 010 010101 1111010011 0101011010 010111 0011000101 0101010 100101 11110011 01000111 1011000101 0111010101 11101101 0101010100 1101 10011011101 111101 010101 01010010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 303
  • Average number of words per stanza: 58
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 Last Goddess;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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