This is an analysis of the poem The Magic Ring that begins with:

Your touch on my hand is fire,
Your lips on my lips are flowers.... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababcdcd cdcdefef gagahihi
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,8,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11111010 11111110 11011010 11011110 11011011 1101101 1111101 1111011 0101111 0110001 1101111 111111 0111011 0111011 001001001 11111 01001101 110011110 1010101 11001010 1101001 0101001 011111011 1011
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 237
  • Average number of words per stanza: 51
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my, and, to, your, it, death are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words your, dear, to are repeated.

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

  • summary of The Magic Ring;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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