This is an analysis of the poem In The Picture Gallery that begins with:

With palette laden
She sat, as I passed her, ...

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: ABaB cXcX DCDC eded ABaB dXdX cfcf eXeXXDCDC
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,9,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010 111110 01010 011110 11010 11011 11010 100010 11110 011101 01110 010100 00111 11010 110011 1010 01010 111110 01010 011110 110110 01111 10010 110010 011010 010111 010110 111010 111110 101000 11110 111100 11110 011101 01110 010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 878
  • Average number of words per stanza: 142
  • Amount of lines: 46
  • Average number of symbols per line: 18 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 3
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

  • summary of In The Picture Gallery;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Henrik Johan Ibsen

Advertisement