This is an analysis of the poem The Gods Of Greece that begins with:

Ye Gods of Greece! Bright Fictions! when
Ye ruled, of old, a happier race,... 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: ababcbcbadXd efefagagcfXffgfh ijijj eXXklklabab mamaenenmlmlfifX cfcflXlidodocjcj ahahejejdldllili papa
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,16,5,11,16,16,16,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011101 110101001 11010101 01010101 11010101 11011101 1111011001 110100110 01011101 11010101 11010110 1101101 11011111 11110111 11110101 110100101 111101001 110101111 110101001 01011101 11011101 110101010 11111001 010101010 11011101 11001101 11000101 11010100 11111101 110001010 11011101 1010101110 110011110 1101111 110111110 011101010 01010101 11001101 11010101 01010101 01111101 01011001 110010011 11000101 110110010 11010101 110111010 11111111 11110101 11110101 101010111 01010101 100101010 01110111 110111010 11010101 101011101 11010111 11010101 1101100 11011101 01011111 11110101 1101101 11011100 11110100 110111011 11110101 1010111001 11010111 01010101 01010001 01010101 1011101010 01010101 110101110 011001101 110111010 11010101 010011010 11111101 110101010 11011001 010101010 110011101 11011010 11101101 111111110 111100101 11011101 11010101 11001101 100110101 1011111 11101101 11010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 435
  • Average number of words per stanza: 77
  • Amount of lines: 96
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; of, and are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words ye, and, 'twas, a are repeated.

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

  • summary of The Gods Of Greece;
  • 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 Kenyon