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

YE have been bought
With an immortal price,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abacbc XcXdcd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101 010101 1100111 010101 1101011101 110101 0101010 101101 1100011 011101 11010011111 101101
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 170
  • Average number of words per stanza: 31
  • Amount of lines: 12
  • Average number of symbols per line: 28 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • 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 English Flowers;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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