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

How good it is, when overwrought,
To seek the woods and find a thought,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbacaacddeedbffb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 18,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10001101 01011101 10010101 01010100 01111111 11110001 01010100 01010100 01011101 11011111 01010101 01110101 01011111 10010111 01010111 010000111 01011001 11110111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 627
  • Average number of words per stanza: 117
  • Amount of lines: 18
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • 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 Loveliness;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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