This is an analysis of the poem In Goethe's Garden that begins with:

I from this hillock all my world survey!
Yon vale, bedecked by nature's fairy fingers,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: Abbaa Accaa AXcaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 5,5,5,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: rondeau
  • Metre: 1001011101 11011101010 101111000010 0101111101 11011101111 1001011101 11010111010 11011101010 1101010101 1111010001 1001011101 1111110110 11110111010 1111110101 0111111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 230
  • Average number of words per stanza: 41
  • Amount of lines: 15
  • Average number of symbols per line: 45 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.

    The author used the same word i 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 In Goethe's Garden;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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