This is an analysis of the poem Ode To Beauty that begins with:

I.
Enchanting power! whose influence blest... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: ababaccddeeffff XdgdgbbXhddddii Xfefehhjjddeegg XacXckkllgXkkii adhdhbbggkkiiff addddbbggaaiiaa Xififffkkbbbbmm
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,15,15,15,15,15,15,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: ballad stanza
  • Metre: 1 0101011001 101010101 11011101 01010001 111100101 010011101 10111101 010000101 10110101 110101001 10010101 01000101 10111001 0101011101001 1 110100101 01010101 11110001 101010101 11110101 0101001001 10101111 0011001001 100111101 010101001 110101001 01010101 10010101 010101010101 1 11010101 10100001 110100101 01010001 11010101 01010101 11110101 01000101 10110101 110101001 11110101 10110101 110011111 111101111101 1 10010101 11011101 11010110 11011101 111101010 11001010010 11110101 110101001 11011101 010101010 11010101 11010101 1100111001 1111010100101 1 01010101 0100101001 11010101 110010101 111101001 110010101 10010101 1000100101 110010001 110010001 11110111 110010101 110101001 110101110101 1 11010111 010111001 11110101 01010101 11011101 110101001 01011101 11010101 11110111 01011101 01011101 11010101 11001101 1101001110101 1 10010101 11010101 11010101 11011101 10111101 010100111 110011101 10111101 10010101 11010101 01011101 11001111 11110101 010101110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 7
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 521
  • Average number of words per stanza: 88
  • Amount of lines: 105
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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

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  • summary of Ode To Beauty;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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