This is an analysis of the poem Old Dutch Love Song that begins with:
I am not rich, and yet my wealth
Surpasseth human measure;... full text
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: abccbXdddd XeffeabXdb
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 11111111 1001010 1101 0101 1101010 10110101 0101010 1101 1101 1111010 01010101 0101010 0101 1101 0101010 00110111 1011010 1111 1101 1111010
- Amount of stanzas: 2
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 244
- Average number of words per stanza: 46
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.
If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:
- summary of Old Dutch Love Song;
- central theme;
- idea of the verse;
- history of its creation;
- critical appreciation.
Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!
Pay attention: the program cannot take into account all the numerous nuances of poetic technique while analyzing. We make no warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability with respect to the information.