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

I will not call Thee an ‘Ocean of Mercy'
O, Lord of all my race!... 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: Xabacdcdbebefbfbghghhfhfgigijbjb X
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 32,1,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: shakespearean sonnet
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10111110010 110111 1110100101 011001 11111101 11010100 11001011001 0100100 1101101011 11101011 1010110111 1010000100 11111111 111111 10011101011 01111 101111111 001101 1010101111 010101001 11011010101 1101000 11110101 01110 1101011111 111111 100010111 111010 1111111 01101001 11000011001 011011 01011010110
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 542
  • Average number of words per stanza: 108
  • Amount of lines: 33
  • Average number of symbols per line: 32 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in it:

  • summary of Bhakti;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Gangadhar Meher