This is an analysis of the poem Lenten Flowers that begins with:

Primrose, anemone, bluebell, moss
Grow in the Kingdom of the Cross...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aa bb cc XX dd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 2,2,2,2,2,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11101111 10010001 1011101 10011101 0011101 10100101 101100101 0011100 1010101 1111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 63
  • Average number of words per stanza: 12
  • Amount of lines: 10
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • 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 Lenten Flowers;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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