This is an analysis of the poem Song V that begins with:

THE sunshine of your presence lies
On the glad garden of my heart... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaacacXcacaabba
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 17,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01101101 10110011 11010101 010100111 1101101111 111101001 11110101 01011100 10111100 11011101 010101001 110101011 1011001 11111101 10110011 011011001
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 283
  • Average number of words per stanza: 51
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines blossoming is repeated).

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

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

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