This is an analysis of the poem Stanzas To Flora that begins with:

LET OTHERS wreaths of ROSES twine
With scented leaves of EGLANTINE;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXXbb ccddee ffggee hhiicc aajjbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010101 01010101 100011101 01010101 11011101 01010111 11110101 11011101 11110101 10010101 11100111 11000101 11110011 11000101 01010101 01010101 11010101 01010111 11010101 11010001 11110101 01010101 11010101 01011101 11010101 10110101 01111101 11110101 11010111 10011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 217
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 30
  • Average number of symbols per line: 36 (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; of, and are repeated.

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  • summary of Stanzas To Flora;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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