This is an analysis of the poem A Vision Of Beauty that begins with:

WHERE we sat at dawn together, while the star-rich heavens shifted,
We were weaving dreams in silence, suddenly the veil was lifted. ...

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: aaaabbccddeeddbbbbeeeeffeeccaaaa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 32,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101010111010 1010101010001110 1010100100010111 1000100101011101 1110101010100101 101011100010001 101010100011101 101010111010111 100011101010111 110010101010101 1101101010101010 0010101010101010 111010101010101 1000100101000101 1010101000011101 001010101010001 1010101000101101 111010101010101 101010101010101 1110101010111011 101110001010101 101011100011101 101011101001001 101100101010111 1010101010001010 001001010111110010 101010101010001 101000101010101 1010010101010101 111110101010101 101010101010111 1010101010010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 2108
  • Average number of words per stanza: 378
  • Amount of lines: 32
  • Average number of symbols per line: 65 (very long strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 12
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words we, and are repeated.

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

  • summary of A Vision Of Beauty;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by George William Russell

cokkie value