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

The deep seclusion of this forest path, -
O'er which the green boughs weave a canopy;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbaaccaddbddb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 14,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: sonnet with iambic pentameter or irregular meter
  • Metre: 0101000101 10101110100 01111101 1101010111 0101111101 1101110101 11010010100 0101010001 11100101001 110011111001 11001110101 1101001101 011000111 1111010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 582
  • Average number of words per stanza: 102
  • Amount of lines: 14
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (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; that is repeated.

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

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

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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