This is an analysis of the poem Love's Emblems that begins with:

NOW the lusty spring is seen;
   Golden yellow, gaudy blue, ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbabcbcDX effebfbfDX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 10,10,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10100101 1010101 1000101 10111001 1010111 1010101 1010101 10001101 1110111 1001111 10100111 1011101 1000101 100101001 1010111 1010101 1010101 1010001 1110111 1001111
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 407
  • Average number of words per stanza: 51
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 40 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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 Love's Emblems;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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