This is an analysis of the poem Stars Wheel In Purple that begins with:

Stars wheel in purple, yours is not so rare
as Hesperus, nor yet so great a star...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXa bac cXbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,3,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rondeau rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 1101010111 1100111101 111000110 1101110101 11010100001 1011010101 11010100100 10010101001 1101010111 1111111101 0101100111
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 153
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 11
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 Stars Wheel In Purple;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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