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

Living in a wide landscape are the flowers -
Rosenberg I only repeat what you were saying -... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abXb caca dede bfbf
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10001111010 1001100111010 0110110010 1101101010 01101011 01010101111 110101101 11011110101 100101110101 111100101 10101001 010101111 11111100 10100110010 1011111101 0101010111
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 159
  • Average number of words per stanza: 32
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 39 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • 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 Desert Flowers;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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