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

A flower needs to be this size
to conceal the winter window,...

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: aXbcc XdXXb XcXXX eXade
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010001 00101010 101001 00100011 00111111 101001010001 10101 11011 110111 010011011 11111001 1101110 101010101 11110000 010111 11111 11010011010 000101011 01011 100101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 145
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (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 Amaryllis;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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