This is an analysis of the poem Hence, All You Vain Delights From The Nice Valour that begins with:

Hence, all you vain delights,
As short as are the nights... 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: aabXXbbcXddccXceebb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 19,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111101 111101 0111110 110011 010101 1101010 1101010 10101111 01110100 01110001 01110101 1011101 1011101 1111101 11011111 01110101 11011101 11110011010 1011011101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 648
  • Average number of words per stanza: 111
  • Amount of lines: 19
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • 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 Hence, All You Vain Delights From The Nice Valour;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by John Fletcher