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

SENT IN A LITTLE BOX.
LET them lie, yes, let them lie, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: a bcddc efeef ghggh bbbbb afaaf ieiXe jfjjf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 100101 1011101 101010 1011100 1110100 001010 1010101 111110 11101001 11101001 100010 1111111 101100 1010111 1110011 100010 11101101 001111 0110101 1011101 101111 1010111 101010 1010101 1000101 011010 11101001 1000110 1010101 1011010 010110 1111011 101110 1111101 11101001 101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 129
  • Average number of words per stanza: 24
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • 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; no is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

    The author used the same word let at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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