This is an analysis of the poem Nero that begins with:

That people which bestowed victory upon Nero
is more deserving of shame than he....

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: abcccdXXbdXXXcaX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101011000110 010100111 111101110 1111100 0111111 110111110100 110111010011 10010101 111011011 0101010011 0100101011111 001010 1011011010 100110111001 10010010110 0111101110
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 628
  • Average number of words per stanza: 115
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 38 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; they is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word they is repeated.

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

  • summary of Nero;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

More information about poems by Khalil Mutran