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

You voluble,
Velvety ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

The information we provided is prepared by means of a special computer program. Use the criteria sheet to understand greatest poems or improve your poetry analysis essay.

  • Rhyme scheme: XabcdXXXeXfe XagcdgXXbfdb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 12,12,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1100 100 01010 1111 101 10010 1100 101 10010 1100 110 10010 1100 100 10010 1111 101 10011 1101 111 10110 1100 101 10010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 186
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 24
  • Average number of symbols per line: 15 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 2
  • 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 Bees;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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