This is an analysis of the poem Beauty And Art that begins with:

The gods are dead; but still for me
Lives on in wildwood brook and tree... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaX bbb ccc ddX aaa eee bXb Xff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01111111 11011111 11110100 11110101 011011 101101101 01011101 11010111 01010101 01110101 010001111 11111000 01110111 11010101 01001001 01011101 01011111 01000111 11011111 1111000 01011111 11010101 11011100 01011101
  • Amount of stanzas: 8
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 102
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (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; that, of, and are repeated.

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

    The author used the same words to, that at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

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

  • summary of Beauty And Art;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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